anthidium

noun an·thid·i·um \anˈthidēəm\

Definition of anthidium

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of solitary bees that use resin as a cement in building their nests

  2. 2 plural anthidia \-ēə\ :  a bee of the genus Anthidium

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Origin and Etymology of anthidium

New Latin, from 1anth- + -idium


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