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(Botany) the part of the hind leg of a bee that is specialized for carrying pollen, typically consisting of a trough bordered by long hairs. Technical name: corbicula
(in bees) a smooth area on the hind tibia of each leg fringed with long hairs and serving to transport pollen. Also called corbicula.