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sweat bee

noun
1.
any of several bees of the family Halictidae that are attracted by perspiration.
Origin of sweat bee
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • There is a small stingless bee here, which old man Jim called the sweat bee.

    The Sea and the Jungle H. M. Tomlinson

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