noun Etymology: alteration of cee + bee; from the initials of construction battalion Date: 1942 a member of one of the United States Navy construction battalions for building naval shore facilities in combat zones

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  • Seabee — Insignia de los Seabees Seabee (de la pronunciación en inglés de las siglas C.B., acrónimo de Construction Battalions) es el apelativo de una unidad de la Armada de los Estados Unidos especializada en obras de ingeniería civil y de construcción.… …   Wikipedia Español

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  • SEABEE — Navy construction engineer; sea barge …   Military dictionary

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