queen bee

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queen bee

n
1. (Animals) the fertile female bee in a hive
2. informal a woman in a position of dominance or ascendancy over her peers or associates
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queen′ bee′


n.
1. a fertile female bee.
2. a woman who is in a favored or preeminent position.
[1600–10]
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Translations

queen bee

nape f regina inv
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