A flattened area fringed with hairs on the hind leg of a social bee, used for carrying pollen. Also called corbicula.
More example sentences
- Pollen loads were found on the hind legs (pollen basket) and heads of bumble-bees.
- The pollen baskets hanging from each bee's back legs were stuffed swollen yellow.
More definitions of pollen basketDefinition of pollen basket in:
- The US English dictionary