1. The consort of a king; a queen consort.
2. A woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a queen-regent; as Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scotland.
3. The sovereign of a swarm of bees, or the female of the hive.
A hive of bees cannot subsist without a queen
QUEEN of the meadows, meadow sweet, a plant of the genus Spiraea.
QUEEN, verb intransitive To play the queen; to act the part or character of a queen