beebread


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bee·bread

 (bē′brĕd′)
n.
A brownish substance consisting of a mixture of pollen and honey and used by bees as food.

beebread

(ˈbiːˌbrɛd)
n
(Zoology) a mixture of pollen and nectar prepared by worker bees and fed to the larvae. Also called: ambrosia

bee•bread

(ˈbiˌbrɛd)

n.
a mixture of pollen and honey stored by bees and fed to their young.
[before 900]
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Noun1.beebread - a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvaebeebread - a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae
composition - a mixture of ingredients
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