HyperDic: bee

English > 2 senses of the word bee:
NOUNanimalbeeany of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
groupbeea social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions
bee > pronunciation
Soundsbiy'
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... zombie: 62 rhymes with biy...
English > bee: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.
Member ofApoidea, superfamily Apoideabees
NarrowerNomia melanderi, alkali beeA common solitary bee important for pollinating alfalfa in the western United States
andrena, andrenid, mining beeA bee that is a member of the genus Andrena
bumblebee, humblebeeRobust hairy social bee of temperate regions
carpenter beelarge solitary bee that lays eggs in tunnels bored into wood or plant stems
cuckoo-bumblebeeA bee that is parasitic in the nests of bumblebees
dronestingless male / male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen
honeybee, Apis melliferasocial bee often domesticated for the honey it produces
leaf-cutting bee, leaf-cutter, leaf-cutter beebee that cuts rounded pieces from leaves and flowers to line its nest
mason beeAny of numerous solitary bees that build nests of hardened mud and sand
potter beesolitary bee that builds nests of mud or pebbles cemented together and attached to a plant
Broaderhymenopterous insect, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterinsects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing
Spanishabeja, anthophila
Catalanabella, vespa
Adjectivesapianrelating to or having the characteristics / characteristics of bees
English > bee: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions.
Narrowerhusking bee, cornhuskingA social gathering for the purpose of husking corn
quilting beeA gathering to make quilts
Broadersocial gathering, social affairA gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship
Spanishcírculo social
Catalanabella

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