Africanized

adjective hybridize (honeybees of European stock) with bees of African stock, producing an aggressive strain.

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  • Africanized — (Amer.) adj. given an African character, made African in nature; replaced European staff or white staff of an organization in Africa with black Africans; that has been brought under African influence, adapted to African necessities (also… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Africanized — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Africanized bee — or Africanized honeybee or killer bee n. a hybrid of African and European honeybees, developed in Brazil and known for its disease resistance and superior honey production: also called killer bee * * * …   Universalium

  • Africanized bee — or Africanized honeybee or killer bee n. a hybrid of African and European honeybees, developed in Brazil and known for its disease resistance and superior honey production: also called killer bee …   English World dictionary

  • Africanized honey bee — Africanized honey bee. См. африканизированная пчела. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Africanized bee — Killer bee redirects here. For other uses, see Killer bees (disambiguation). Africanized honey bee Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Africanized bee — noun a strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee; retains most of the traits of the African bee; now spread as far north as Texas • Syn: ↑Africanized honey bee, ↑killer bee,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • africanized honeybee — noun see africanized bee * * * /af ri keuh nuyzd /. See killer bee. * * * Africanized bee or Africanized honeybee, = killer bee (def. 2). (Cf. ↑killer bee) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Africanized bee — noun Date: 1970 a honeybee that originated in Brazil as an accidental hybrid between an aggressive African subspecies (Apis mellifera scutellata) and previously established European honeybees and has spread to Mexico and the southernmost United… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Africanized honeybee — noun see Africanized bee …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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