queenlike
a) Resembling a queen (female monarch) or some aspect of one; regal, majestic.

Although the laying workers functioned in a queenlike manner, they were unable to suppress ovarian development as effectively as the queen.

b) Resembling a queen (reproductive female animal) or some aspect of one.

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