Bee

Bees are flying insects closely related to wasps and ants, and are known for their role in pollination and for producing honey and beeswax. Bees are a monophyletic lineage within the superfamily Apoidea, presently considered as a clade Anthophila. There are nearly 20,000 known species of bees in seven to nine recognized families, though many are u...
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Bee

• (n.) A neighborly gathering of people who engage in united labor for the benefit of an individual or family; as, a quilting bee; a husking bee; a raising bee. • p. p. of Be; -- used for been. • (n.) Pieces of hard wood bolted to the sides of the bowsprit, to reeve the fore-topmast stays through; -- called also bee blocks. •......
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Bee

(from the article `Budgell, Eustace`) ...Sea (trading) Company and the wild speculation of a number of investors. Budgell wrote libels against Sir Robert Walpole in the antigovernmental ...
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1. <zoology> An insect of the order Hymenoptera, and family Apidae (the honeybees), or family Andrenidae (the solitary bees) See Honeybee. ... There are many genera and species. The common honeybee (Apis mellifica) lives in swarms, each of which has its own queen, its males or drones, and its very numerous workers, which are barren females. B...
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bee

noun a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions
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Bee

[mythology] The bee, found in Ancient Near East and Aegean cultures, was believed to be the sacred insect that bridged the natural world to the underworld. Appearing in tomb decorations, Mycenaean tholos tombs were even shaped as beehives. Bee motifs are also seen in Mayan cultures, an example being the Ah-Muzen-Cab, the Bee God, found in M...
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Bee

[ship] The `Bee` was a ship that sank off the coast of Newcastle, Australia in 1806. The Bee, an 11 ton sloop, was under the command of Thomas Bryant when it set sail from Sydney, Australia for the Hawkesbury River on 25 June 1806. On 28 June the ship ran into a storm that shifted the ballast, damaged the rigging and mast. All the food was ...
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Bee

Bee (bē) noun [ Anglo-Saxon beó ; akin to Dutch bij and bije , Icelandic b... , Swedish & Danish bi , Old High German pini , German biene , and perhaps Ir. beach , Lithuanian bitis , Sanskrit bha . √97.] 1....
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Bee

Bee past participle of Be ; -- used for been . [ Obsolete] Spenser.
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Bee

A bee is a social gathering for some useful work. The term is most often encountered in spelling-bee, a contest in spellings popular in America. The custom of bees originated in Devon in England, and was introduced to America during the 17th century.
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Bee

an insect belonging to the superfamily Apoidea
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bee

any of more than 20,000 species of insects in the suborder Apocrita (order Hymenoptera) that includes the familiar honeybee (Apis) and bumblebee ... [15 related articles]
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bee

bee (BEE) An insect, some species of which make honey: 'He had bee hives so he could harvest honey.' A bee is an insect that teaches us two lessons: One is not to be idle, and the other is not to get stung. —Evan Esar Confusing Words: Units, Groups A to Z.
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Bee

Bee is Black-American slang for an idea.
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bee

bee, name for flying insects of the superfamily Apoidea, in the same order as the ants and the wasps. Bees are characterized by their enlarged hind feet, typically equipped with pollen baskets of stiff hairs for gathering pollen. They usually have a dense coat of feathery hairs on the head and thora...
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BEE

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bee

Four-winged insect of the superfamily Apoidea in the order Hymenoptera, usually with a sting. There are over 12,000 species, of which fewer than 1 in 20 are social in habit. The hive bee or honeybee Apis mellifera establishes perennial colonies of about 80,000, the majority being infertile females (workers), with a few larger...
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bee

hardwood on either side of bowsprit through which forestays are reeved
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bee

hardwood on either side of bowsprit through which forestays are reeved
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Bee

The bee is a four winged stinging insect of the order Hymenoptera. Bees form the super-family Apoidea of the sub-order Apocrita.
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bee

Type: Term Pronunciation: bē Definitions: 1. An insect of the genus Apis; the honeybee, A. mellifica, is the source of honey and wax.
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bee

[n] - a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions 2. [n] - any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
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