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queen bee

noun
1.
a fertile female bee.
2.
a woman who is in a favored or preeminent position.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
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British Dictionary definitions for queen bee

queen bee

noun
1.
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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