the birds and the bees

plural noun

Definition of the birds and the bees

informal + humorous
: the facts about sex that are told to children He dreaded having to explain about the birds and the bees to his son.

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“The birds and the bees.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20birds%20and%20the%20bees. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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