from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A leaf-cutting bee of the genus Megachilus. See Leaf cutter, under leaf.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of aculeate hymenopterous insects, or bees, of the family Apidæ and group Dasygastræ; the leaf-cutters.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. type genus of the Megachilidae: leaf-cutting bees
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