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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
large ground squirrel of the North American far north Arctic ground squirrel , Citellus parryi , parka squirrel
north, of the far arctic , hyperborean
in some classifications placed in the genus Nerodia; western United States snake that seldom ventures far from water banded water snake , common water snake , Natrix sipedon , Nerodia sipedon
European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far north barnacle , barnacle goose , Branta leucopsis
infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected bilharzia , bilharziasis , schistosomiasis
spiracle of a cetacean located far back on the skull blowhole
mostly white web-footed tropical seabird often found far from land boatswain bird , tropicbird , tropic bird
act of jumping as far as possible from a running start broad jump , long jump
competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start broad jump , long jump
far-reaching broad , deep , extensive , universal , wide
confused disturbance far greater than its cause merits brouhaha
promontory on the far southern part of Nova Scotia Cape Sable
hotel in Near or Far East, large caravansary
extinct parakeet whose range extended far into the United States Carolina parakeet , Conuropsis carolinensis
sailboat with a single mast set far forward catboat
far western United States counterpart of the red squirrel chickeree , Douglas squirrel , Tamiasciurus douglasi
river in western Scotland that flows from the southern uplands into the Firth of Clyde; navigable by oceangoing vessels as far as Glasgow Clyde
body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government colony , settlement
elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things conceit
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