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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A large birdcage.

Usage examples (36)
  • The aviary is much reduced in size, she's down to only thirty something birds lately.
  • The aviary is the only exhibit that closes, and the rhinos usually go in at night, Hill said.
  • The aviary was a gift for Xie's fourth wife Guan, a bird lover who reportedly kept it lively with species of various kinds.
  • An aviary is not a sanctuary. for more
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  • The hum in an "apiary" (place where beehives are kept) is very different from the chirps and songs in an "aviary" (enclosure for birds).
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