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beefeater a guard at the Tower of London, or a yeoman in the English royal guard.
bee fly any of several two-winged flies that resemble bees and that feed on pollen and nectar.
beefsteak a slice of beef for frying or broiling, usu. cut from the loin or hindquarters.
beefsteak tomato any large red flavorful tomato.
beef up to add improvements to (something) to make it stronger or more efficient.
beef Wellington a dish consisting of a lightly roasted piece of beef covered with pâté de foie gras, surrounded with pastry, and baked.
beefy of or resembling beef. [2 definitions]
beehive the constructed shelter in which bees live. [2 definitions]
beekeeper one who raises bees.
beeline the most direct course, usu. traveled quickly.
Beelzebub according to the New Testament, the chief devil; Satan.
bee moth a moth that lays its eggs in beehives, the wax of which provides food for the moth larvae.
been past participle of be.
beep a short, usu. high-pitched warning signal. [3 definitions]
beeper a device that emits a beeping sound when it receives a radio signal, usu. used for paging those who carry it.
beer a fermented alcoholic drink made of hops and malt. [2 definitions]
beery like beer, esp. in taste or smell. [2 definitions]
beestings (used with a sing. or pl. verb) the first milk of a mammal, esp. a cow, after giving birth; colostrum.
beeswax the yellowish wax secreted by bees in constructing their honeycombs; wax. [2 definitions]
beet a cultivated plant whose leaves and fleshy, usu. dark red root are edible. (See sugar beet.) [2 definitions]
beetle1 any of several insects with two pairs of wings, of which the front pair is hard and covers the rear pair when the wings are at rest. [2 definitions]