Drone bee


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Drone´ bee`


1.(Zool.) The male of the honeybee; a drone.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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There are 250 different bees in this country, 225 are solitary, like miner bees and leaf-cutter bees to name two, 24 bumble bees and one common drone bee.
They are similar to the drone bee who seem to have no duties and little purpose in life.
The experience of holding a honeycomb with a thousand bees attached, or a drone bee (which lacks a stinger) in their palm, can lead to a paradigm shift in the way people view bees, he said, that bees can be safe.
It will also be an opportunity for the image-obsessed Fat Controller, now on his back and spinning like a dying drone bee, to re-assess the gross indecency of cosying up to ex-terrorists or their bankers.
A bee is either the queen, a drone bee, or a worker bee.
Less acceptable has been the unctuous, convoluted post-Brand preening of two of the corporation's resident aliens, Terry Wogan and Paul Gambaccini, who have broadcasting skills which run the gamut from rhetorical blarney to the sound of an American drone bee caught between the covers of a music encyclopaedia.
Each hive will contain a queen bee, male drone bees and tens of thousands of female worker bees who collect pollen and nectar as food for the entire colony, pollinating plants as they go.
There are also drone bees, males, who mate with the queen dring the summer but are expelled during the winter survival mode.
The Role of The Queen Honey Bee, Drone Bees, and Worker Bees in The Hive
The survival and success of a colony of bees hinges on the collaboration between every member of the swarm; a swarm consisting of only drone bees would surely die of hunger, just as a swarm of queen bees would quickly become extinct.