Translation of hornet in Spanish:


avispón, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈhɔrnət//ˈhɔːnɪt/


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    avispón masculine
    to stir up a hornet's nest alborotar el avispero / el gallinero South America informal
    • Insects such as bees, wasps and hornets inject a venom into the skin when they sting us, which can cause pain, swelling and itchiness in the area.
    • Bites from bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets and fire ants are typically the most troublesome.
    • South African paper wasps, or hornets as they are also called, are often encountered underneath overhangs such as the eaves of roofs but do not form very big groups.
    • A grasshopper materialized, then several hornets, two shiny black wasps, a drab brown damselfly, and a large azure-blue dragonfly.
    • The insects most likely to cause allergic reactions are wasps, honeybees, hornets, yellow jackets and ants.