any of various wasplike insects of the family Siricidae, the females of which have a hornlike ovipositor.
any of various large wasplike insects of the hymenopterous family Siricidae, the females of which have a strong stout ovipositor and lay their eggs in the wood of felled trees Also called wood wasp
noun, Nautical. 1. a timber, often one of several, rising from the sternpost of a wooden vessel to support the overhang of the stern.
[hawrn-wurm] /ˈhɔrnˌwɜrm/ noun 1. the larva of any of several hawk moths, having a hornlike process at the rear of the abdomen.
[hawrn-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈhɔrnˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. any aquatic plant of the genus Ceratophyllum, found in ponds and slow streams. /ˈhɔːnˌwɜːt/ noun 1. any aquatic plant of the genus Ceratophyllum, forming submerged branching masses in ponds and slow-flowing streams: family Ceratophyllaceae 2. any of a group of bryophytes belonging to the phylum Anthocerophyta, resembling liverworts but […]
/ˈhɔːnˌræk/ noun 1. a yellowish bryozoan or sea mat sometimes found on beaches after a storm