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Definition of "stingless" [sting•less]

  • Having no sting. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "stingless" in a sentence
  • "Harvested from log nests, the stingless bee honey was used as a sweetener, an antibiotic, and to make the fermented honey drink called balché, a ritual alcoholic beverage similar to the European mead."
  • "The ancient Maya considered the stingless melliponine bee (Apidae melliponinae), native to the tropical forests of the Yucatan peninsula, to be a link to the spirit world, given to them by the bee god, Ah Muzen Cab."
  • "Out of over 500 species of tropical stingless bees, the Maya have always favored Melipona beecheii, which they call kolil kab, meaning "royal lady.""