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beebread

[ bee-bred ]

noun

  1. a mixture of pollen and honey stored by bees and fed to their young.


beebread

/ ˈbiːˌbrɛd /

noun

  1. a mixture of pollen and nectar prepared by worker bees and fed to the larvae Also calledambrosia


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Word History and Origins

Origin of beebread1

before 900; Middle English be bred, Old English. See bee 1, bread

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Example Sentences

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

The worker must now forage for pollen or "beebread" and nectar from flowers.

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