from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a bee that is a a member of the genus Andrena..
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of solitary bees, typical of the family Andrenidæ (which see).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bee that is a member of the genus Andrena
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Ophrys lutea clearly displaying it's mimicry of a bee abdomen on it's extended lebellum, drawing unsuspecting andrena bees to fertilise a flower, not a fellow bee.
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