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Etymology

1. honeybee

noun. ['ˈhʌniːˌbiː'] social bee often domesticated for the honey it produces.

Synonyms

  • genus Apis
  • Apis mellifera scutellata
  • Apis
  • black bee
  • Africanized bee
  • Apis mellifera adansonii
  • Africanized honey bee
  • German bee
  • Carniolan bee
  • Apis mellifera
  • killer bee
  • Italian bee

Etymology

  • bee (English)
  • honey (English)
  • honig (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Honeybee

  • allbee
  • applebee
  • beebe
  • bigbee
  • buckbee
  • bugbee
  • busbee
  • buzbee
  • bybee
  • combee
  • cumbee
  • furbee
  • godbee
  • higbee
  • kibbee
  • maccabee
  • maybee
  • oglesbee
  • rigsbee
  • solesbee

Example sentences of the word honeybee


1. Adjective
They may cover many miles in pursuit of these honeybee colonies, which they attack and destroy.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Partially insert a toothpick into the back end of the head of the honeybee.

Quotes containing the word honeybee


1. I network like a salmon in a bear costume. Why swim upstream when the honeybee has all the flowers? Is anything more romantic than roses on a grave?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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