Definition of Nomia
1. Noun. A genus of bee; some are important pollinators of legumes.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Halictidae, Halictidae
Member holonyms: Alkali Bee, Nomia Melanderi
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nomia
Literary usage of Nomia
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"1745 in the "Proceedings of the US National Museum" a paper entitled " The North American Bees of the Genus nomia." It appears that in the collections of ..."
2. The Sacred and Profane History of the World Connected: From the Creation of by Samuel Shuckford (1808)
"He had several oilier wives, 1. Metis, by whom ho had Pallas.' 2. Themis, who bare him Irene, Eu- nomia and Dica, who were called the Horn*, and Clotho, ..."
3. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, James Norris Brewer, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Frederic Shoberl, Joseph Nightingale, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, John Evans, Thomas Rees (1803)
"... but Prince Maurice having nomia- ted another, such a misunderstanding arose between them, a gave the King great uneasiness. His Majesty wished not to ..."