bumblebee

noun bum·ble·bee \ ˈbəm-bəl-ˌbē \
variants: or less commonly bumble bee
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of bumblebee

:any of numerous large robust hairy social bees (genus Bombus)

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First Known Use of bumblebee

1530


BUMBLEBEE Defined for English Language Learners

bumblebee

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Definition of bumblebee for English Language Learners

  • : a large, hairy bee


BUMBLEBEE Defined for Kids

bumblebee

noun bum·ble·bee \ ˈbəm-bəl-ˌbē \

Definition of bumblebee for Students

:a large hairy bee that makes a loud humming sound


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