Definitions for: Beehive

[n] a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees
[n] any workplace where people are very busy
[n] a hairdo resembling a beehive
[n] a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree

Webster (1913) Definition: Bee"hive`, n.
A hive for a swarm of bees. Also used figuratively.

Note: A common and typical form of beehive was a domeshaped
inverted basket, whence certain ancient Irish and
Scotch architectural remains are called beehive houses.

Synonyms: hive, hive

See Also: apiary, bee house, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, nest, receptacle, skep, work, workplace

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