from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Africanized bee.

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  • n. An Africanized honey bee.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an investment banker who devises strategies to make a target company less attractive for takeover
  • n. a strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee; retains most of the traits of the African bee; now spread as far north as Texas


From killer +‎ bee, from its aggressive nature, though few deaths have been reported. (Wiktionary)


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