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honeybee

[huhn-ee-bee] /ˈhʌn iˌbi/
noun
1.
any bee that collects and stores honey, especially Apis mellifera.
Origin of honeybee
1560-1570
1560-70; honey + bee1
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honeybee

/ˈhʌnɪˌbiː/
noun
1.
any of various social honey-producing bees of the genus Apis, esp A. mellifera, which has been widely domesticated as a source of honey and beeswax Also called hive bee
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