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beef cattle cattle bred and raised for meat.
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 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]