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beebread

[ bee-bred ]
/ ˈbiˌbrɛd /
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noun
a mixture of pollen and honey stored by bees and fed to their young.
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Origin of beebread

before 900; Middle English be bred, Old English. See bee1, bread
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How to use beebread in a sentence

  • The whole ends with a vivid but very comic representation of the avid consumption of the honey and beebread.

    The Manbos of Mindano|John M. Garvan
  • The worker must now forage for pollen or "beebread" and nectar from flowers.

    Great Hike|Alan Douglas

British Dictionary definitions for beebread

beebread
/ (ˈbiːˌbrɛd) /

noun
a mixture of pollen and nectar prepared by worker bees and fed to the larvaeAlso called: ambrosia
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