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killer bee

Syllabification: kill·er bee

Definition of killer bee in English:

noun

informal , chiefly US
An Africanized honeybee. See Africanize (sense 2).
Example sentences
  • Fire ants are capable of doing more economic damage than another stinging insect, the Africanized honeybee, also called the killer bee, which spread into the state in 1993.
  • Some people are highly allergic to any bee sting, but a single sting from a killer bee will not kill the average person.
  • There's a giant killer bee on my arm and it's neon orange and it's tickling me!

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