anthidium

noun
an·​thid·​i·​um | \ anˈthidēəm \

Definition of anthidium

1 capitalized : a genus of solitary bees that use resin as a cement in building their nests
2 plural anthidia\ -​ēə \ : a bee of the genus Anthidium

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History and Etymology for anthidium

New Latin, from anth- entry 1 + -idium

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“Anthidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anthidium. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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