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beebread

[bee-bred] /ˈbiˌbrɛd/
noun
1.
a mixture of pollen and honey stored by bees and fed to their young.
Origin of beebread
900
before 900; Middle English be bred, Old English. See bee1, bread
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  • The whole ends with a vivid but very comic representation of the avid consumption of the honey and beebread.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • The worker must now forage for pollen or "beebread" and nectar from flowers.

    Great Hike Alan Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for beebread

beebread

/ˈbiːˌbrɛd/
noun
1.
a mixture of pollen and nectar prepared by worker bees and fed to the larvae Also called ambrosia
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