propolis

English translation: propolis

09:53 Nov 21, 2006
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
Italian term or phrase: propolis
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tiziana72
Local time: 13:01
English translation:propolis
Explanation:
Propolis is a wax-like resinous substance collected by honeybees from tree buds or other botanical sources and used as cement and to seal cracks or open spaces in the hive.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propolis
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Mihaela Petrican
Italy
Local time: 13:01
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propolis


Explanation:
Propolis is a wax-like resinous substance collected by honeybees from tree buds or other botanical sources and used as cement and to seal cracks or open spaces in the hive.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propolis

Mihaela Petrican
Italy
Local time: 13:01
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in category: 55

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  missdutch: infatti, e in italiano è "propoli"; ciao cara!
3 mins
  -> ciao, Sofia, grazie!

agree  Chiara Righele
4 mins
  -> grazie, Chiara!

agree  James (Jim) Davis
16 mins
  -> thank you, James!

agree  potra: Yes, correct and its a wonderful product, a natural antibiotic.
6 hrs
  -> thank you, potra! indeed, propolis has many beneficial effects, I conferm it (as a matter of fact, I'm using it right now) :)
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