Definition of leafcutter bee in English:

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leafcutter bee



A solitary bee which cuts pieces from leaves, typically of roses, and uses them to construct cells in its nest.
  • Genus Megachile, family Megachilidae
Example sentences
  • It relies on honey bees and leafcutter bees for pollination.
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