Definition of Megachile in US English:

Megachile

noun

Entomology
  • A genus of leaf-cutting bees (family Megachilidae); (also megachile) a bee of this genus.

Origin

Early 19th century. From scientific Latin Megachile, genus name from mega- + ancient Greek χεῖλος lip, probably after French mégachile.

Pronunciation

Megachile

/ˌmɛɡəˈkʌɪli/