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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of hymenopterous insects including the carpenter. See Carpenter bee, under carpenter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An extensive genus of solitary bees, containing many of those large species known as carpenter-bees.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. carpenter bees


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