Drone bee

Drone bee
Drone bee Drone" bee` (Zo["o]l.) The male of the honeybee; a drone. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Drone (bee) — A drone bee. Drone bees are characterized by their larger eyes, larger bodies (though the queen is usually even bigger), and stouter abdomens. Drones are male honey bees. They develop from eggs that have not been fertilized, and they cannot sting …   Wikipedia

  • drone bee — noun : drone I 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • drone bee —   Nalo meli noho hale …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Drone — may refer to: Contents 1 Nature 2 Chemicals 3 Vehicles 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Drone fly — (Zo[ o]l.) A dipterous insect ({Eristalis tenax}), resembling the drone bee. See {Eristalis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drone fly — noun : a nearly cosmopolitan two winged fly (Eristalis tenax) of the family Syrphidae superficially resembling the drone bee see rat tailed larva * * * drone fly noun A hoverfly • • • Main Entry: ↑drone * * * n. a hoverfly that resembles a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bee —   Meli, nalo meli (honey bee).    ♦ Queen bee, nalo meli mō ī wahine.    ♦ Drone bee, nalo meli noho hale.    ♦ Worker bee, nalo meli pa ahana …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Drone music — Stylistic origins Indian classical music Experimental music[1] Minimalist music[2] 1960s experimental rock[3] …   Wikipedia

  • Drône — Drone Pour les articles homonymes, voir Drone (homonymie). Lanceur de drone …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bee — [n1] honey making, stinging insect bumblebee, drone, honey bee, killer bee, queen bee; concept 398 bee [n2] collective task communal gathering, harvest, party, social, work party; concept 362 …   New thesaurus

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