Definition of royal jelly in English:

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royal jelly

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noun

[mass noun]
A substance secreted by honeybee workers and fed by them to larvae which are being raised as potential queen bees.
Example sentences
  • Produced by glands in worker bees' heads, royal jelly is fed to larvae and the adult queen bee.
  • Only the queen larvae are continually fed royal jelly.
  • Apart from honey, they produce beeswax, propolis, royal jelly and bee pollen, all of which have significant medicinal and cosmetic applications.

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