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bee hawkmoth Line breaks: bee hawk|moth

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Definition of bee hawkmoth in English:

noun

A small day-flying hawkmoth with partly transparent wings, resembling a bumblebee and hovering at flowers to feed.
  • Genus Hemaris, family Sphingidae: several species

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