hon|ey|bee [ˈhʌnibi:] n
a ↑bee that makes honey

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  • Honeybee — Hon ey*bee , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bee of the genus {Apis}, which lives in communities and collects honey, esp. the common domesticated hive bee ({Apis mellifica}), the Italian bee ({Apis ligustica}), and the Arabiab bee ({Apis fasciata}). The two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • honeybee — ► NOUN ▪ the common bee …   English terms dictionary

  • honeybee — [hun′ē bē΄] n. a bee that makes honey; esp., the common hive bee (Apis mellifera) …   English World dictionary

  • honeybee — /hun ee bee /, n. any bee that collects and stores honey, esp. Apis mellifera. Also, honey bee. [1560 70; HONEY + BEE1] * * * Broadly, any bee that makes honey (any insect of the tribe Apini, family Apidae); more strictly, one of the four species …   Universalium

  • honeybee — UK [ˈhʌnɪˌbiː] / US [ˈhʌnɪˌbɪ] noun [countable] Word forms honeybee : singular honeybee plural honeybees a flying insect with black and yellow stripes that makes honey and can sting. A honeybee is often simply called a bee …   English dictionary

  • honeybee — hon|ey|bee [ hʌni,bi ] noun count a flying insect with black and yellow STRIPES that makes honey and can sting. A honeybee is often simply called a bee …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • honeybee — [[t]hʌ̱nibiː[/t]] honeybees N COUNT A honeybee is a bee that makes honey …   English dictionary

  • Honeybee (disambiguation) — Honeybee may refer to: *Honey bee, any bee of the genus Apis * Honey Bee, a song by Tom Petty from his 1994 album Wildflowers * Honey Bee, a 1974 song by Gloria Gaynor * Honey Bee, the alternate name of the Japanese music artist YURIA * Honey Bee …   Wikipedia

  • honeybee lens — a magnifying eyeglass lens designed to resemble the multifaceted eye of the honeybee. It consists of three or six small telescopes mounted in the upper portion of the spectacles and directed toward the center and right and left visual fields.… …   Medical dictionary

  • honeybee — noun Date: 15th century a honey producing bee (genus Apis of the family Apidae); especially a European bee (A. mellifera) introduced worldwide and kept in hives for the honey it produces …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Honeybee — Picoo Z Caractéristiques techniques Picoo Z Hélicoptère indoor Vue avant du Picoo Z Moteur Électrique Dimensions …   Wikipédia en Français

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