yellow jacket

Primary Meanings of yellow jacket

1.
n
small yellow-marked social wasp commonly nesting in the ground
2.
n
a barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic
Full Definitions of yellow jacket
1

n small yellow-marked social wasp commonly nesting in the ground

Synonyms:
Vespula maculifrons, yellow hornet
Type of:
hornet
large stinging paper wasp
2

n a barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic

Synonyms:
Nembutal, pentobarbital, pentobarbital sodium
Type of:
barbiturate
organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal

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