leafcutting bee

leaf-cutting bee

noun
any of the bees of the family Megachilidae that cut circular pieces from leaves or flowers to line their nests.

Origin:
1795–1805

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leaf-cutting bee

noun
bee that cuts rounded pieces from leaves and flowers to line its nest 
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