leaf-cutting bee

noun

Definition of leaf-cutting bee

: any of various wild bees of the genus Megachile that cut rounded and oval pieces from the edges of leaves or petals to use in building their nests

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“Leaf-cutting bee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf-cutting%20bee. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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