Africanized honeybee
noun see Africanized bee

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • africanized honeybee — noun see africanized bee * * * /af ri keuh nuyzd /. See killer bee. * * * Africanized bee or Africanized honeybee, = killer bee (def. 2). (Cf. ↑killer bee) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Africanized honeybee — /af ri keuh nuyzd /. See killer bee. * * * …   Universalium

  • Africanized honeybee — Af′ri•can•ized hon′eybee [[t]ˈæf rɪ kəˌnaɪzd[/t]] n. ent an American hybrid of the African and European honeybees produced by the mingling of domesticated European colonies with an expanding and migrating African colony that escaped from an… …   From formal English to slang

  • Africanized bee — or Africanized honeybee or killer bee n. a hybrid of African and European honeybees, developed in Brazil and known for its disease resistance and superior honey production: also called killer bee * * * …   Universalium

  • Africanized bee — or Africanized honeybee or killer bee n. a hybrid of African and European honeybees, developed in Brazil and known for its disease resistance and superior honey production: also called killer bee …   English World dictionary

  • Africanized bee — Killer bee redirects here. For other uses, see Killer bees (disambiguation). Africanized honey bee Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Africanized bee — noun 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 • Syn: ↑Africanized honey bee, ↑killer bee,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Africanized bee — noun Date: 1970 a honeybee that originated in Brazil as an accidental hybrid between an aggressive African subspecies (Apis mellifera scutellata) and previously established European honeybees and has spread to Mexico and the southernmost United… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Africanized bee — Af·ri·can·ized bee .af ri kə .nīzd n a honeybee that originated in Brazil as an accidental hybrid between an aggressive African subspecies (Apis mellifera scutellata) and previously established European honeybees and has spread to Mexico and the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Africanized honey bee — noun 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 • Syn: ↑Africanized bee, ↑killer bee, ↑Apis… …   Useful english dictionary

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