from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of those cells of a honeycomb which are destined for the larvæ of male bees. The eggs are laid in these at a later period than in the worker-cells.


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  • a drone-cell and deposited in a worker-cell; that the exchange will make no difference, the bee will be just what the first deposit would have made it.

    Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained


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