vespiary

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ves·pi·ar·y

 (vĕs′pē-ĕr′ē)
n. pl. ves·pi·ar·ies
A nest or colony of wasps.

[Latin vespa, wasp + (ap)iary.]

vespiary

(ˈvɛspɪərɪ)
n, pl -aries
(Zoology) a nest or colony of social wasps or hornets
[C19: from Latin vespa a wasp, on the model of apiary]

vespiary

1. a wasps’ nest.
2. a community or colony of wasps.
See also: Insects

Vespiary

 a group of wasps; a wasps’ nest, 1817.