- nouna common solitary bee important for pollinating alfalfa in the western United States (Freq. 3)• Syn: ↑Nomia melanderi• Hypernyms: ↑bee
* * *noun: a common solitary bee (Nomia melanderi) important as a pollinizer of alfalfa in the western United States
* * *alkali bee,a bee of the northwestern United States that pollinates alfalfa.
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