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Two views of a bumblebee
 
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1520s replacing Middle English humbul-be. Merged with Middle English bombeln (to boom, buzz), in the late 14th century.

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bumblebee (plural bumblebees)

  1. Any of several species of large bee in the genus Bombus

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