Apis mellifica
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 latter are by many entomologists considered only varieties of the common hive bee. Each swarm of bees consists of a large number of workers (barren females), with, ordinarily, one queen or fertile female, but in the swarming season several young queens, and a number of males or drones, are produced. [1913 Webster]

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  • Apis mellifica — Apis A pis, n. [L., bee.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of insects of the order Hymenoptera, including the common honeybee ({Apis mellifica}) and other related species. See {Honeybee}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apis mellifica — Bee Bee (b[=e]), n. [AS. be[ o]; akin to D. bij and bije, Icel. b[=y], Sw. & Dan. bi, OHG. pini, G. biene, and perh. Ir. beach, Lith. bitis, Skr. bha. [root]97.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An insect of the order {Hymenoptera}, and family {Apid[ae]} (the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apis mellifica — Bee Bee (b[=e]), n. [AS. be[ o]; akin to D. bij and bije, Icel. b[=y], Sw. & Dan. bi, OHG. pini, G. biene, and perh. Ir. beach, Lith. bitis, Skr. bha. [root]97.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An insect of the order {Hymenoptera}, and family {Apid[ae]} (the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apis mellifica — Apis mellifera Abeille européenne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • APIS MELLIFICA — АПИС МЕЛЛИФИКА — Исходное животное. Apis mellifica L. Пчела медоносная.Сем. Apidae Пчелиные. Отряд Hymenoptera Перепончатокрылые. Класс Insecta Насекомые.Распространение. Почти повсюду в СССравни Для получения меда культивируется в пчеловодческих хозяйствах.Прим …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • Апис - Apis mellifica, Пчела медоносная — Из семейства пчелиных, класса насекомых. Используется рабочая пчела. Ее тело имеет 12 15 мм в длину, черное, бархатисто блестящее с рыжевато красными, отливающими серым волосками. Задние края члеников и ножки коричневого цвета, переходящего в… …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • Apis — A pis, n. [L., bee.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of insects of the order Hymenoptera, including the common honeybee ({Apis mellifica}) and other related species. See {Honeybee}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apis fasciata — Bee Bee (b[=e]), n. [AS. be[ o]; akin to D. bij and bije, Icel. b[=y], Sw. & Dan. bi, OHG. pini, G. biene, and perh. Ir. beach, Lith. bitis, Skr. bha. [root]97.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An insect of the order {Hymenoptera}, and family {Apid[ae]} (the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apis Indica — Bee Bee (b[=e]), n. [AS. be[ o]; akin to D. bij and bije, Icel. b[=y], Sw. & Dan. bi, OHG. pini, G. biene, and perh. Ir. beach, Lith. bitis, Skr. bha. [root]97.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An insect of the order {Hymenoptera}, and family {Apid[ae]} (the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apis ligustica — Bee Bee (b[=e]), n. [AS. be[ o]; akin to D. bij and bije, Icel. b[=y], Sw. & Dan. bi, OHG. pini, G. biene, and perh. Ir. beach, Lith. bitis, Skr. bha. [root]97.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An insect of the order {Hymenoptera}, and family {Apid[ae]} (the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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