Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

bee–eater

play
noun bee–eat·er \ˈbē-ˌē-tər\

Definition of bee–eater

  1. :  any of a family (Meropidae) of brightly colored slender-billed insectivorous chiefly tropical Old World birds




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bee–eater? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to lessen in amount, effect, or force

Get Word of the Day daily email!