<zoology> Any species of bee which has on the hind legs a brush of hairs used for collecting pollen, as the hive bees and bumblebees.

Origin: L. Scopulae, pl, a little broom (fr. Scopae a broom) + pes, pedis, foot.

(01 Mar 1998)

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