potter wasp(redirected from potter wasps)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to potter wasps: mason wasps
Any of various solitary vespid wasps of the subfamily Eumeninae, especially those in the genus Eumenes, that characteristically build pot-shaped nests of clay.
(Animals) any of various solitary wasps of the genus Eumenes, which construct vaselike cells of mud or clay, in which they lay their eggs: family Vespidae