bumblebee
noun Date: 1530 any of numerous large robust hairy social bees (genus Bombus)

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  • Bumblebee — Bum ble*bee , n. [OE. bumblen to make a humming noise (dim. of bum, v. i.) + bee. Cf. {Humblebee}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large bee of the genus {Bombus}, sometimes called {humblebee}; so named from its sound. [1913 Webster] Note: There are many species.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • bumblebee — ► NOUN ▪ a large hairy bee with a loud hum …   English terms dictionary

  • Bumblebee — Taxobox name = Bombus image width = 200px image caption = male Bombus terrestris robbing nectar regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera familia = Apidae subfamilia = Apinae tribus = Bombini genus = Bombus genus… …   Wikipedia

  • bumblebee — noun Any of several species of large bee in the genus Bombus. Syn: dumbledore See Also: bee, Large Garden bumblebee, Cullems bumblebee, Short haired bumblebee, Great Yellow bumblebee …   Wiktionary

  • bumblebee — UK [ˈbʌmb(ə)lˌbiː] / US [ˈbʌmb(ə)lˌbɪ] noun [countable] Word forms bumblebee : singular bumblebee plural bumblebees a large bee …   English dictionary

  • bumblebee — 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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