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(Animals) any hymenopterous insect of the family Ichneumonidae, whose larvae are parasitic in caterpillars and other insect larvae
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any of numerous wasplike insects of the family Ichneumonidae, the larvae of which are parasites of the larvae and pupae of many insects, esp. moths and butterflies.
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|Noun||1.||ichneumon fly - hymenopterous insect that resembles a wasp and whose larvae are parasitic on caterpillars and other insect larvae|
hymenopter, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterous insect - insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing
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