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      n  
1    a male bee in a colony of social bees, whose sole function is to mate with the queen  
2      (Brit)   a person who lives off the work of others  
3    a pilotless radio-controlled aircraft  
     (Old English dran; related to Old High German treno drone, Gothic drunjus noise, Greek tenthrene wasp; see drone2)  
  dronish      adj  
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drone, done, drowner, dracone

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