(the) birds and the bees

(the) birds and the bees
the birds and the bees humorous phrase
the facts about sex, when they are explained to children for the first time
Thesaurus: sexual activityhyponym to have sexsynonym
Main entry: bird

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the birds and the ˈbees idiom
(humorous) the basic facts about sex, especially as told to children
Main entry:birdidiom

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