A hollow tree used by bees for a hive: in the Appalachians, the tupelo is a prime bee tree
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- 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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Syllabification: bee tree
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