Seabee

noun
Sea·​bee | \ ˈsē-(ˌ)bē How to pronounce Seabee (audio) \

Definition of Seabee

: a member of one of the U.S. Navy construction battalions for building naval shore facilities in combat zones

First Known Use of Seabee

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Seabee

alteration of cee + bee; from the initials of construction battalion

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“Seabee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Seabee. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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