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bee glue

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noun
  1. propolis.
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Origin of bee glue

First recorded in 1590–1600
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Examples from the Web for bee glue

Historical Examples

  • Yes, it is bee-glue (propolis); it is very common on old hives.

    Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained

    M. Quinby

  • Now the miller enters the hive and makes an incision into the bee-glue, or cement, with her sting, and leaves her eggs.


British Dictionary definitions for bee glue

bee glue

noun
  1. another name for propolis
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