Bees

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Bees

See also insects.

a person who tends bees.
a beehive or collection of beehives. — apiarian, adj.
the art and science of beekeeping. — apiculturist, n.
an abnormal love of bees.
a specialty within entomology that studies honeybees. — apiologist, n.
an intense fear of bees. Also called melissophobia.
Rare. apiology. — melittologist, n.
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One cause for poor recent seed harvests may be the increased use of insecticides to control onion thrips (Thrips tabaci), the number used possibly affecting the activity of wild bees and honey bees.
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In antiquity bees and honey had a very special significance.