honey bee

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honey bee

called also Apis mellifera. See also bee sting.
References in classic literature ?
I'm a very swift runner, for I can overtake a honey-bee as it flies; and I can jump very high, which is the reason they made such a tall fence to keep me in.
Because I eat up all the honey-bees which the Munchkin farmers who live around here keep to make them honey.
So, there being no honey-bees here, I've eaten nothing for years.
When they find I'm gone the farmers will be badly scared, for they'll expect me to eat up their honey-bees, as I did before.
That reminds me," said the boy, "that you must promise not to eat honey-bees while you are in our company.
Only when the lark shall mate with the nightingale, and the honey-bee and the clock-beetle keep house together, shall I wed another maid.
I am the man you met in the woods east of the big river, and whom you tried to persuade to line a yellow hornet to his nest: as if my eye was not too true to mistake any other animal for a honey-bee, in a clear day
But neither cup nor mug will pass, Without his honey-bee, sir
asked the little boy; for he knew that the honey-bees always have one.
This antiparasitic medicine treats the Varroa mite infestation in honey-bee colonies, which is considered to be the most significant parasitic health concern affecting honey bees worldwide.
He informed that Pakistan produced over 10,000 metric tonne honey annually, and it had four lakh honey-bee colonies.
Washington, August 18 (ANI): A new study of honey-bee aggression lends support to the idea that nurture (an organism's environment) may ultimately influence nature (it's genetic nheritance).