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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker drones and fed to larvae.

Usage examples (4)
  • Not one pickopeck of muscow — money to bag a tittlebits of beebread!
  • The whole ends with a vivid but very comic representation of the avid consumption of the honey and beebread.
  • Occasionally, during the proper season, he locates a bees 'nest and therefrom procures an amount of honey, larvae, and beebread that proves an uncommon treat for himself...
  • Bees, when deprived of their female sovereign, cease their labors; no pollen or beebread is seen on their legs; no ambition seems to actuate their movements; no dead... for more
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