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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 Africanized bee , Africanized honey bee , Apis mellifera adansonii , Apis mellifera scutellata , killer bee
cross-fertilization in plants allogamy
brightest star in the Southern Cross Alpha Crucis
cross surmounted by loop ankh
Egyptian cross ankh
small noninvasive cross-pollinating plant with white flowers; closely related to Arabidopsis thaliana Arabidopsis lyrata
formerly a large constellation in the southern hemisphere between Canis Major and the Southern Cross; now divided into Carina and Pyxis and Puppis and Vela Argo
(physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter b , barn
second brightest star in the Southern Cross Beta Crucis
athletic competition of cross-country skiing and rifle marksmanship biathlon
competition involving cross-sountry skiing and rifle target-shooting biathlon
woody flowering vine of southern United States; stems show a cross in transverse section Bignonia capreolata , cross vine , quarter-vine , quartervine , trumpet flower
one species: cross vine Bignonia , genus Bignonia
beam built up from boards; has a hollow rectangular cross section box beam , box girder
large raspberry-flavored fruit; cross between blackberries and raspberries boysenberry
structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc. bridge , span
evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit star-shaped in cross section and dark green leaves with golden silky undersides caimito , Chrysophyllum cainito , star apple
canal that connects Lake Okeechobee with the Caloosahatchee River in southern Florida to form part of the Cross-Florida Waterway Caloosahatchee Canal
river in southern Florida that flows westerly to the Gulf of Mexico; forms the western end of the Cross-Florida Waterway Caloosahatchee , Caloosahatchee River
Latin cross set on three steps Calvary cross , cross of Calvary
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