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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]
beetle2 a wooden mallet or club used to stamp and finish linen, compress paving stones, or mash vegetables. [3 definitions]
beetle3 overhanging or projecting, as eyebrows. [2 definitions]
beetle-browed having eyebrows that are bushy or joined together. [2 definitions]
beet sugar sugar extracted from the roots of sugar beets.
beeves a plural form of beef.
befall to take place; happen. [2 definitions]
befit to be suitable to.
befitting suitable or appropriate, often with respect to a particular situation or sphere of conduct.
befog to cover with mist or fog; obscure. [2 definitions]
before at an earlier time; in the past. [8 definitions]
beforehand in advance; at a previous time; earlier.