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stingless bee

noun
1.
any of certain social, honey-producing tropical bees of the family Apidae, as of the genus Melipona, having a nonfunctional stinger.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • Trapped inside was an extinct breed of stingless bee.
  • But the stingless bee certainly helped me get mine back.

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