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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hon·ey·bee /ˈhʌniˌbi/
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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hon·ey·bee /ˈhənɪˌbɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hon·ey·bee n. Zool. Any bee of the genus Apis, which lives in communities and collects honey, esp. the common domesticated hive bee (Apis mellifica), the Italian bee (Apis ligustica), and the Arabiab bee (Apis fasciata).  The two latter are by many entomologists considered only varieties of the common hive bee. Each swarm of bees consists of a large number of workers (barren females), with, ordinarily, one queen or fertile female, but in the swarming season several young queens, and a number of males or drones, are produced.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 honeybee
      n : social bee often domesticated for the honey it produces
          [syn: Apis mellifera]