from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Without bees.
But… but… other things could be being in teh beeless bonnet other than beez!
New blades spring up in the stubble of the wheat; the beeless clover runs and blossoms; far and wide over the meadows flows the tufted billows of the grass; and in the woods the oak-tree drops the purple and brown of his leaf and mast upon the verdure of
Hence the character of the flowers on this beeless belt of mountain side is entirely determined by the character of the butterfly fertilisers.
Hence the current situation finds me (and my work colleague who is similarly keen on giving apiary a bash) beeless whilst someone else's workers collect the fruit of my Ceanothus!
There’s a non-fiction book called A World Without Bees by Alison Benjamin and Brian McCallum and one of our most notable novelists, the Canadian, Douglas Coupland, has written a dystopian fantasy about a beeless world.