mud wasp

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mud′ wasp`

any of several wasps that construct a nest of mud.
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Back in Canada Rice-Jones has developed a process for building up the complex curves of these organic sculptures through an accretion of pinched lumps of clay, like a mud wasp building a nest.
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Mud wasps are common worldwide and their nests may last thousands of years.