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Africanized Bee meaning in English

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Africanized Bee

see synonyms of africanized bee

Noun

1. africanized bee, africanized honey bee, apis mellifera adansonii, apis mellifera scutellata, killer bee

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

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Africanized Bee

see synonyms of africanized bee
a hybrid of African and European honeybees, developed in Brazil and known for its disease resistance and superior honey production
: also called killer bee

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