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bee tree

Syllabification: bee tree

Definition of bee tree in English:

noun

A hollow tree used by bees for a hive: in the Appalachians, the tupelo is a prime bee tree
More example sentences
  • On June 8 they paused to draw honey from a ‘bee tree’ on Walker Creek, a tributary of the Guadalupe River about fifty miles north of San Antonio.
  • Soon the settlers were able to find bee trees and use the honey for food and the wax for candles.
  • When Mary Ellen gets bored with her reading, Grandpa knows a hunt for a bee tree is just what she needs.

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