bee fly

(redirected from Bee flies)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to bee fly

hairy nectar-eating fly that resembles a bee

References in periodicals archive ?
The overall winners were spring insects - not just butterflies and moths, but all the other things like mining bees and bee flies, many of which have done really well.
Nissan Motor Company (Nissan) (NASDAQ: NSANY) (TYO: 7201), a Japan-based automaker, has developed a BR23C (Biomimetic car robot drive) system, a collision-avoidance system, which has taken inspiration from the way a bee flies.
The place where they regularly meet their maker is actually some 20 miles south west as the bumble bee flies.
As the bee flies back to its hive, it carries the group of beetle larvae with it.
I am startled by "Bee-Keeping," which is short enough to be quoted in full: "A giant bee flies through the window of my bedroom, lands on my chest and regurgitates a sickly sweet liquid into my mouth.