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bee killer

n
(Animals) another name for robber fly
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.bee killer - swift predatory fly having a strong body like a bee with the proboscis hardened for sucking juices of other insects captured on the wingbee killer - swift predatory fly having a strong body like a bee with the proboscis hardened for sucking juices of other insects captured on the wing
dipteran, dipteron, dipterous insect, two-winged insects - insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
Asilidae, family Asilidae - robber flies
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With complete awareness and carefully, you should close the cavity and contact your nearest bee killer service provider.
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