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bumblebee

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Insects
bumblebeebum‧ble‧bee /ˈbʌmbəlˌbiː/ noun [countable]  HBIa large hairy bee
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bumblebeeCounted 200 bumblebees of 4 species in a 150-square-foot patch of fireweed.We were topped by ballerinas dressed as bumblebees.There was fireweed with furry yellow-and-black bumblebees foraging from it, and there were bears and caribou.The monsters are like bumblebees, an engineering nightmare.In the second half, the Steelers defense resembled a swarm of bumblebees.The bumblebees are still foraging from the chokecherry blossoms in the gloom.
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