honeybee has definitions from the field of zoology
[ noun ] (zoology) social bee often domesticated for the honey it produces



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(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

Apart from the honeybee , practically all bees and bumblebees hibernate in a state of torpor .

The blooms of Ribes and of the willow and sloe are the places where large_numbers of our early insects will assemble : honeybees , bumblebees , and other wild bees , and also various kinds of flies .

Quite often , honeybees form a majority on the willow catkins .

As we have already seen in the first chapter , bumblebees are bigger , hairier , and much more colorful than honeybees , exhibiting various combinations of black , yellow , white and orange .

It is almost certain that some of these , usually a_trifle smaller than the honeybees , are andrenas or mining_bees .