bumblebee

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noun bum·ble·bee \ˈbəm-bəl-ˌbē\
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bumble bee

Definition of bumblebee

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

1530

First Known Use of bumblebee

1530


BUMBLEBEE Defined for English Language Learners

bumblebee

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noun bum·ble·bee \ˈbəm-bəl-ˌbē\

Definition of bumblebee for English Language Learners

  • : a large, hairy bee


BUMBLEBEE Defined for Kids

bumblebee

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noun bum·ble·bee \ˈbəm-bəl-ˌbē\

Definition of bumblebee for Students

  1. :  a large hairy bee that makes a loud humming sound



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