Osmia

noun
Os·​mia | \ ˈäzmēə \

Definition of Osmia

: a cosmopolitan genus of solitary bees (family Megachilidae) including several that are important pollinators of economic plants

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History and Etymology for Osmia

New Latin, from osm- + -ia

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“Osmia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Osmia. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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