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.
``Of hornets?'' 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.
Release date- 20082019 - Queen stingless bees face an increased risk of being executed by worker bees if they mate with two males rather than one, according to new research by the University of Sussex and the University of Sao Paulo.
He keeps native honey producing bees, such as stingless bees or "kiwot" and "ligwan," believed to have anti-aging effects.
LET children walk with nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life."
Scientists attribute the decline to land degradation, habitat loss and climate change, which has led to prolonged drought, forcing bees migrate to other areas.Sheila Koech, a researcher at the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (Icipe), said they had trained several groups of farmers around Kakamega Forest, Taita Hills and Mwingi on rearing the stingless bees.
Good honey here can be of superb quality,' he explained, handing me a spoon to taste some wild honey produced by stingless bees he had in a jar next to his desk.
Among the herbal plants are pokok pecah kaca (for relieving menstrual pain), lidah kucing (for treating scabies), akar bakawali (diabetes), tapak sulaiman (fever, deworming) and air mata pengantin, said to be the main source of nectar for the kelulut or stingless bee.
However, the vast majority of bees, i.e., more than 500 species of highly social stingless insects, have no dance language.
Check out Sohoton Cove in Bucas Grande, which is also famous for its lagoon full of stingless jellyfishes, rock formations and caves that will satisfy adventure junkies.