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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Social insect of the genus apis often domesticated for the sweet viscid fluid it produces.

Usage examples (36)
  • The honeybee is an introduced species in the Americas.
  • These two mites by and large play the biggest part in honeybee health issues.
  • Many thought the chinese were using it to treat foulbrood disease in honeybee colonies.
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning insect biologist E.O. Wilson of Harvard said the honeybee is nature’s "workhorse — and we took it for granted." for more
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