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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.
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bee′ tree`


n.
a hollow tree used by wild bees as a hive, esp. the basswood.
[1775–85, Amer.]
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