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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kill′er bee′(n.)

  1. Category: Entomology

    Ref: African honeybee.

  2. Category: Entomology

    Ref: Africanized honeybee.

Origin of killer bee:

1965

Princeton's WordNet

  1. killer bee(noun)

    an investment banker who devises strategies to make a target company less attractive for takeover

  2. Africanized bee, Africanized honey bee, killer bee, Apis mellifera scutellata, Apis mellifera adansonii(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

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  1. killer bee(Noun)

    An Africanized honey bee.

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