The kingbird is sometimes called the “bee martin” because he occasionally snaps up the drones.
Under the Maples John Burroughs
Saw the speckled woodpecker, bee martin and log cock or large woodpecker.
The Journals of Lewis and Clark Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
- Bee moth
a brownish pyralid moth, Galleria mellonella, the larvae of which feed on the honeycombs in beehives. Historical Examples Nuova thought her fate was to be that of bee moth’s, and it really seemed so for a moment. Nuova Vernon Kellogg But why didn’t you shout out about the bee moth when you first saw her? […]
- Bee orchid
noun a European orchid, Ophrys apifera, whose flower resembles a bumble bee in shape and colour any of several other orchids with beelike flowers
- Bee plant
any of various plants frequented by bees as a source of nectar, especially Cleome serrulata or C. lutea, of western North America. noun any of various plants much visited by bees for nectar and pollen
the first milk or colostrum of a mammal, especially a cow, after giving birth. noun (functioning as sing) the first milk secreted by the mammary glands of a cow or similar animal immediately after giving birth; colostrum n. “colostrum,” Old English bysting, from beost, a general West Germanic word (cf. Old High German biost, German […]