Upholsterer bee
Upholsterer Up*hol"ster*er, n. [A substitution for older upholder, in OE., broker, tradesman, and formerly also written {upholster}, {upholdster}. See {Upholder}, and {-ster}.] One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and the like; one who upholsters. [1913 Webster]

{Upholsterer bee}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Poppy bee}, under {Poppy}. [1913 Webster]


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  • upholsterer bee — Poppy Pop py, n.; pl. {Poppies}. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L. papaver.] (Bot.) Any plant or species of the genus {Papaver}, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species ({Papaver somniferum}) opium is obtained, though all …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upholsterer bee — noun : leaf cutting bee * * * upholsterer bee, any one of various bees which cut small, regularly shaped pieces of leaves or flower petals to use as a lining for their cells …   Useful english dictionary

  • Upholsterer — Up*hol ster*er, n. [A substitution for older upholder, in OE., broker, tradesman, and formerly also written {upholster}, {upholdster}. See {Upholder}, and { ster}.] One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and the like; one who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poppy bee — Poppy Pop py, n.; pl. {Poppies}. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L. papaver.] (Bot.) Any plant or species of the genus {Papaver}, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species ({Papaver somniferum}) opium is obtained, though all …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upholdster — Upholsterer Up*hol ster*er, n. [A substitution for older upholder, in OE., broker, tradesman, and formerly also written {upholster}, {upholdster}. See {Upholder}, and { ster}.] One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upholster — Upholsterer Up*hol ster*er, n. [A substitution for older upholder, in OE., broker, tradesman, and formerly also written {upholster}, {upholdster}. See {Upholder}, and { ster}.] One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anthocopa papaveris — Poppy Pop py, n.; pl. {Poppies}. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L. papaver.] (Bot.) Any plant or species of the genus {Papaver}, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species ({Papaver somniferum}) opium is obtained, though all …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Argemone Mexicana — Poppy Pop py, n.; pl. {Poppies}. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L. papaver.] (Bot.) Any plant or species of the genus {Papaver}, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species ({Papaver somniferum}) opium is obtained, though all …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • California poppy — Poppy Pop py, n.; pl. {Poppies}. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L. papaver.] (Bot.) Any plant or species of the genus {Papaver}, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species ({Papaver somniferum}) opium is obtained, though all …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corn poppy — Poppy Pop py, n.; pl. {Poppies}. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L. papaver.] (Bot.) Any plant or species of the genus {Papaver}, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species ({Papaver somniferum}) opium is obtained, though all …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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