family Apidae

noun
honeybees; carpenter bees; bumblebees
Syn: ↑Apidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Apoidea, ↑superfamily Apoidea
Member Meronyms:

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  • Apidae — n. 1. 1 a family of insects comprising the bees; examples are: {honeybees}; {carpenter bees}; {bumblebees}. Syn: family {Apidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apidae — Taxobox name = Apidae image width = 200px image caption = Carpenter bee Xylocopa micans on Vitex sp. regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera subordo = Apocrita superfamilia = Apoidea familia = Apidae subdivision …   Wikipedia

  • Apidae — noun honeybees; carpenter bees; bumblebees • Syn: ↑family Apidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Apoidea, ↑superfamily Apoidea • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apidae — Api·dae (apґĭ de) the bees, a family of flying insects with relatively large bodies, of the order Hymenoptera; many species can sting. Genera include Apis and Bombus …   Medical dictionary

  • apidae — n. honeybees; bumblebees; the bee family …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arthropod family — noun any of the arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangiidae, ↑family Phalangiidae, ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver, ↑Theridiidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bumblebees — Apidae Apidae n. 1. 1 a family of insects comprising the bees; examples are: {honeybees}; {carpenter bees}; {bumblebees}. Syn: family {Apidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carpenter bees — Apidae Apidae n. 1. 1 a family of insects comprising the bees; examples are: {honeybees}; {carpenter bees}; {bumblebees}. Syn: family {Apidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • honeybees — Apidae Apidae n. 1. 1 a family of insects comprising the bees; examples are: {honeybees}; {carpenter bees}; {bumblebees}. Syn: family {Apidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stingless bee — Native bee Meliponula ferruginea Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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