stingless


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stingless

(ˈstɪŋlɪs)
adj
(Biology) possessing no sting or stinger
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Adj.1.stingless - without a sting
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On the day of their arrival he was sitting by the stream, and Jim was extracting the honey from the nest of a stingless bee which is to be found in the desert, on the top of a bank immediately above him.
said De Bracy; ``of stingless drones rather; a band of lazy knaves, who take to the wood, and destroy the venison rather than labour for their maintenance.
And God has made the flying drones, Adeimantus, all without stings, whereas of the walking drones he has made some without stings but others have dreadful stings; of the stingless class are those who in their old age end as paupers; of the stingers come all the criminal class, as they are termed.
Both gods and men are angry with a man who lives idle, for in nature he is like the stingless drones who waste the labour of the bees, eating without working; but let it be your care to order your work properly, that in the right season your barns may be full of victual.
But they are reportedly not entirely stingless as their sting is so mild that it does not trigger any reactions from humans.
Antimicrobial activity of honey from the stingless bee Trigona carbonaria determined by agar diffusion, agar dilution, broth microdilution and time-kill methodology.
Minister for Innovation Leeanne Enoch said today (Monday) Beerburrums Hive Haven will receive funding to manufacture its innovative stingless native bee hive, investigate a method for stabilising stingless native honey for local and export commercial use, and explore agri-business scalability for native bee farming.
as they watch native stingless bees in the log hive we purchased for the trail and the topknot pigeons (good tucker) in the flowering Tulipwood trees;
spinipes are stingless bees of different genera found in the same canopy region (middle region), but at different cardinal points (T.
The most common species of bees found in Nagaland are the Asian honeybee, Stingless bee, Rock bee, etc.