from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In Latreille's system of classification, the melliferous aculeate hymenopterous insects; the bees: a synonym of Mellifera (which see). It is commonly divided into the two families Apidæ and Andrenidæ.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.