stingless
adjective Date: 1554 having no sting or stinger

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stingless — Sting less, a. Having no sting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stingless — adjective Having no sting …   Wiktionary

  • stingless — adj. without a sting or stinger …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stingless — sting·less …   English syllables

  • stingless — adjective without a sting • Pertains to noun: ↑sting …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stingless bee — Native bee Meliponula ferruginea Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • stingless bee — any of certain social, honey producing tropical bees of the family Apidae, as of the genus Melipona, having a nonfunctional stinger. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • stingless bee — noun : any of numerous social bees of Melipona and related genera (family Apidae) mainly of tropical America that lack a sting and store honey in waxen cells much like the hive bee to which they are related * * * any of certain social, honey… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Meliponini — ? Meliponini …   Википедия

  • Bee — Taxobox name = Bees image width = 200px image caption = Honeybee ( Apis mellifera ) collecting pollen regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera subordo = Apocrita superfamilia = Apoidea unranked genus = Anthophila …   Wikipedia

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