Beefeater

Definition of Beefeater

Beef´eat`er   Pronunciation: bēf´ēt`ẽr
n.1.One who eats beef; hence, a large, fleshy person.
2.One of the yeomen of the guard, in England.
3.(Zool.) An African bird of the genus Buphaga, which feeds on the larvæ of botflies hatched under the skin of oxen, antelopes, etc. Two species are known.

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bodyguard, escort, yeoman, yeoman of the guard
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