Andrenidae

plural noun An·dren·i·dae \-renəˌdē, -ēn-\

Definition of Andrenidae

  1. :  a large family of short-tongued bees which are solitary in habit and most of which burrow in the ground

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Origin and Etymology of andrenidae

New Latin, from Andrena, type genus + -idae


First Known Use: 1831


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