Definition of German bee

1. Noun. Dark-colored ill-tempered honeybee supposedly of German origin.

Exact synonyms: Black Bee
Generic synonyms: Apis Mellifera, Honeybee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of German Bee

German East Africa
German Empire
German Evangelical Church
German Luftwaffe
German Nazi
German Ocean
German Order
German Rex
German Rexes
German Sea
German Shepherd
German Shepherds
German Sign Language
German augmented sixth chord
German augmented sixth chords
German bee
German capital
German chamomile
German cockroach
German cockroaches
German goiter
German goitre
German iris
German ivy
German language
German lesson
German mark
German measles
German measles virus
German millet

Literary usage of German bee

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1. Alfalfa, Grasshoppers, Bees: Their Relationship: A Report of the Field-work by Samuel John Hunter, A. H. Duff (1899)
"In color they resemble the german bee; in structure, however, ... This bee seems to obtain the good qualities of the german bee and none of the bad. ..."

2. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"There are several races of the Honey Bee, the most common one, at least wild, being the Black or german bee, as this was the first race to be brought to ..."

3. The Bee-keeper's Guide: Or Manual of the Apiary by Albert John Cook (1882)
"... distribution of the german bee by considering the more vigorous pushing habits of the Germanic races, who not only over-ran and infused life into ..."

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