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bum·ble·bee

 (bŭm′bəl-bē′)
n.
Any of various large, hairy, often black and yellow bees of the genus Bombus that nest in underground colonies.

[bumble + bee.]

bumblebee

(ˈbʌmbəlˌbiː) or

humblebee

n
(Animals) any large hairy social bee of the genus Bombus and related genera, of temperate regions: family Apidae
[C16: from bumble2 + bee1]

bum′ble•bee`

or bum′ble bee`,



n.
any of several large, hairy social bees of the family Apidae.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bumblebee - robust hairy social bee of temperate regionsbumblebee - robust hairy social bee of temperate regions
bee - any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
Bombus, genus Bombus - bumblebees
Translations
čmelák
humlebi
burdo
kimalainen
bumbar
dongóposzméh
hunangsfluga
マルハナバチ
호박벌
kamanė
bondar
čmeľ
čmrlj
bumbarбумбар
humla
ผึ้งมีขนตัวใหญ่
джміль
ong nghệ

bumblebee

[ˈbʌmblbiː] Nabejorro m

bumblebee

[ˈbʌmbəlbiː] nbourdon m

bumblebee

nHummel f

bumblebee

[ˈbʌmblˌbiː] n (Zool) → bombo

bumblebee

نَحْلَة ضَخْمَة čmelák humlebi Hummel μπούμπουρας abejorro kimalainen bourdon bumbar bombo マルハナバチ 호박벌 hommel humle trzmiel abelhão шмель humla ผึ้งมีขนตัวใหญ่ hezen arısı ong nghệ 大蜜蜂
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