cuckoo-bumblebee
cuckoo-bumblebee cuckoo-bumblebee n. 1. a bee that is parasitic in the nests of bumblebees. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • genus Psithyrus — noun a large bee that resembles the bumblebee but lacks pollen collecting apparatus and a worker caste • Syn: ↑Psithyrus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Apidae, ↑family Apidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Psithyrus — noun a large bee that resembles the bumblebee but lacks pollen collecting apparatus and a worker caste (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑genus Psithyrus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Apidae, ↑family Apidae …   Useful english dictionary

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