yellow jacket(redirected from Yellow Jackets)
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Any of several small wasps of the family Vespidae that have yellow and black markings and nest in the ground, in trees, or in buildings.
(Animals) US and Canadian any of several social wasps of the genus Vespa, having yellow markings on the body
1. any of several paper wasps of the family Vespidae, having black and bright yellow bands.
2. Slang. a yellow capsule of phenobarbital.
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|Noun||1.||yellow jacket - a barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic|
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
|2.||yellow jacket - small yellow-marked social wasp commonly nesting in the ground|
hornet - large stinging paper wasp