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bee tree

n.
1. Any of various trees, such as certain lindens, having nectar-rich flowers that are especially attractive to bees.
2. A hollow tree in which bees form nests.

bee′ tree`


n.
a hollow tree used by wild bees as a hive, esp. the basswood.
[1775–85, Amer.]
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My head is ringing like a bee tree," said a sullen little voice over their heads, and Mowgli slid down a tree trunk very angry and indignant, adding as he reached the ground: "I come for Bagheera and not for thee, fat old Baloo
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On the other hand, a south Missouri bee enthusiast once discovered a bee tree filled with honey that tasted exactly like bourbon whiskey.
The Bee Tree shares with us the fascinating culture and life of traditional honey gatherers in the rainforests of Malaysia.
Nigel Fleming, president of Birmingham Beekeepers, joined Oddie at the Natural History Museum to celebrate the opening of the historic site's first ever bee tree.
The Bee Tree recounts the legend of Hitam Manis, a servant girl who became transformed into a bee, and tells of the many precautions honey hunters take to avoid being stung (such as collecting honey only on moonless nights, and sending sparks to the ground to lure away guardian bees from the honeycomb), all through the eyes of a young boy being schooled in ancient ways.
But she said her bee tree, which flowers every other year, can reach up to her bedroom window.
This is a 20ft high Echium - also known as a tower of jewels, pride of Tenerife, bee magnet or bee tree because of its appeal to bumblebees.
This technique is locally called Lalau in Malay, or Tapang which is Iban for bee tree.
The producers combine segments of The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco, with wise words from Polacco and clear, but gentle, instruction from William Teale, Professor of Education at the University of Texas-San Antonio.
When I was 10-12 years old I remember my dad finding a bee tree in the woods that surrounded our home, cutting it down and taking the hollow tree and setting it up in our garden.
In both cases, the bee trees and surrounding forests are managed and conserved, and the honey (plus wax and bee) resources themselves are managed by complex rules.