beebread

noun
bee·​bread | \ ˈbē-ˌbred How to pronounce beebread (audio) \

Definition of beebread

: bitter yellowish-brown pollen stored up in honeycomb cells and used mixed with honey by bees as food

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Over the course of the experiment, pesticide residues declined, eventually becoming non-detectable within colonies’ beebread and honey. Gwen Pearson, WIRED, "Pesticides and Bees: It’s Complex," 18 Mar. 2015

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First Known Use of beebread

1657, in the meaning defined above

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beebread

noun
bee·​bread | \ ˈbē-ˌbred How to pronounce beebread (audio) \

Kids Definition of beebread

: a bitter yellowish brown food material prepared by bees from pollen and stored in their honeycomb

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