beebread

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n beebread a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Beebread A brown, bitter substance found in some of the cells of honeycomb. It is made chiefly from the pollen of flowers, which is collected by bees as food for their young.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n beebread A brown bitter substance, the pollen of flowers, collected by bees as food for their young. See bee.
    • n beebread A plant much visited by bees or cultivated for their use, as red clover, Trifolium pratense, or borage, Borago officinalis.
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Associated Words: apiology, apiculture, apiologist, apian, apiarian, apiarist, apivorous, hive, swarm, cerago, beebread.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
The worker must now forage for pollen or "beebread" and nectar from flowers.
"Great Hike" by Alan Douglas
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