Andrena

noun An·dre·na \anˈdrēnə\

Definition of Andrena

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Andrenidae) of burrowing solitary short-tongued bees including important pollinators of economic plants

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Origin and Etymology of andrena

New Latin, probably irregular from Greek anthrēnē hornet, wasp — more at atheroma


First Known Use: 1806


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