leaf-cutter bee

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Synonyms for leaf-cutter bee

bee that cuts rounded pieces from leaves and flowers to line its nest

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I watch two leaf-cutter bees, who have made their nests in plant pots in my greenhouse, and forgive them for wrecking the foliage of my fuchsias.
Leaf-cutter bees make their nests in the stems of plants.
Leaf-cutter bees and other insects may use sections of leaf in their breeding cycle for nest material.