leafcutter bee

noun

any of various solitary bees of the genus Megachile that nest in soil or rotten wood, constructing the cells in which they lay their eggs from pieces of leaf

Nearby words

  1. leaf-lard,
  2. leaf-nosed bat,
  3. leafage,
  4. leafbird,
  5. leafcutter ant,
  6. leafed,
  7. leafhopper,
  8. leafless,
  9. leaflet,
  10. leafleteer

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