Nomia

noun
No·​mia | \ ˈnōmēə \

Definition of Nomia

: a genus of bees (family Halictidae) some of which are important pollinators of legumes

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History and Etymology for Nomia

New Latin, from Greek nomios of shepherds, pastoral; akin to Greek nomeus shepherd, herdsman

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“Nomia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nomia. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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