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honeycomb

hon·ey·comb

honeycomb

 
pronunciation:
huh ni kom
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of many small cells made of wax in which bees store their honey. Each cell has thin walls and six sides.
 
definition 2: something that looks or feels like a honeycomb.
The porch was fitted with a honeycomb of lattice.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: honeycombed, honeycombing, honeycombs
definition: to fill with holes or pockets.
The ants honeycombed the log.