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(n.) A European gold wasp (Chrysis ignita) which has the under side of the abdomen bright red, and the other parts deep bluish green with a metallic luster. The larva is parasitic in the nests of other wasps and of bees.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Rubytail'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/r/rubytail.html. 1828.