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English

Etymology

Old English drān ‘male bee’, from Germanic *dran-. Cognate with dialectal German Dräne.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
drone

Plural
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  1. A male bee or wasp, which does not work but can fertilise the queen.
  2. An unmanned aircraft.
  3. A low-pitched hum or buzz.
  4. One who performs menial or tedious work; a drudge.
  5. One of the fixed-pitch pipes on a bagpipe.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to drone

Third person singular
dron

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to drone (third-person singular simple present dron, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To produce a low-pitched hum or buzz.
  2. To speak in a monotone way.

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