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bee US English

A honeybee

bee fly US English

A squat, hairy, beelike fly that hovers to feed from flowers using its long tongue. Its larvae usually parasitize other insects, especially bees and wasps

bee balm US English

Another term for bergamot333.

bee bread US English

Honey or pollen used as food by bees

bee dance US English

A series of movements performed in the hive by worker honeybees to inform the colony of the direction and distance to a food source

bee-eater US English

A brightly colored insectivorous bird with a large head and a long down-curved bill, and typically with long central tail feathers

bee louse US English

A minute fly which is a parasite of honeybees, the larvae feeding on wax and stored pollen

bee-stung US English

(Of a woman’s lips) full, red, and pouting

bee tree US English

A hollow tree used by bees for a hive

busy bee US English

An industrious person

queen bee US English

The single reproductive female in a hive or colony of honeybees

mason bee US English

A solitary bee that nests in cavities within which it constructs cells of sand and other particles glued together with saliva

bee beetle US English

A hairy yellowish chafer with broad black stripes, which flies by day and is typically seen on flowers

bee orchid US English

A European orchid with a flower that resembles a bee

cuckoo bee US English

A bee that lays its eggs in the nest of another species of bee, the young being raised and fed by the host

humble-bee US English

Another term for bumblebee.

husking bee US English

Another term for cornhusking.

killer bee US English

An Africanized honeybee

mining bee US English

A solitary bee that builds long underground tunnels containing nest chambers

bee hawkmoth US English

A small day-flying hawkmoth with partly transparent wings, resembling a bumblebee and hovering at flowers to feed

carpenter bee US English

A large solitary bee with purplish wings that nests in tunnels bored in dead wood or plant stems

spelling bee US English

A spelling competition

leafcutter bee US English

A solitary bee that cuts pieces from leaves, typically of roses, and uses them to construct cells in its nest

the bee's knees US English

An outstandingly good person or thing

have a bee in one's bonnet US English

Be preoccupied or obsessed about something, especially a scheme or plan of action

the bee's knees in bee US English

An outstandingly good person or thing

beehive US English

A structure in which bees are kept, typically in the form of a dome or box

beeline US English

A straight line between two places

honeybee US English

A stinging winged insect that collects nectar and pollen, produces wax and honey, and lives in large communities. It was domesticated for its honey around the end of the Neolithic period and is usually kept in hives

have a bee in one's bonnet in bee US English

Be preoccupied or obsessed about something, especially a scheme or plan of action

beekeeping US English

The occupation of owning and breeding bees for their honey

beestings US English

The first milk produced by a cow or goat after giving birth

bumblebee US English

A large hairy bee with a loud hum, living in small colonies in holes underground

bee balm in balm US English

Used in names of other aromatic herbs of the mint family, e.g., bee balm

European bee-eater in bee-eater US English

A brightly colored insectivorous bird with a large head and a long down-curved bill, and typically with long central tail feathers

bee US Thesaurus

apian

bee English-Spanish

abeja feminine

queen bee English-Spanish

abeja feminine reina

bee-sting therapy English-Spanish

apiterapia feminine

male bee in male English-Spanish

zángano masculine


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