alveary

Alveary

Al"ve*a*ry\, n.; pl. Alvearies. [L. alvearium, alveare, beehive, fr. alveus a hollow vessel, beehive, from alvus belly, beehive.]

1. A beehive, or something resembling a beehive. --Barret.

2. (Anat.) The hollow of the external ear. --Quincy.
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