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nest

noun [C]  us   /nest/
a structure or other place where creatures, esp. birds, give birth or leave their eggs to develop
nest
verb [I]  us   /nest/
Swallows are nesting in our apple tree.
Translations of “nest”
in Arabic عُش…
in Korean 둥지…
in Malaysian sarang…
in French nid…
in Turkish kuş yuvası, yuva…
in Italian nido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 家, (鳥類或昆蟲的)窩,巢, (某些動物的)穴…
in Russian гнездо…
in Polish gniazdo…
in Vietnamese tổ chim…
in Spanish nido…
in Portuguese ninho…
in Thai รังนก…
in German das Nest…
in Catalan niu…
in Japanese (鳥などの)巣…
in Indonesian sarang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家, (鸟类或昆虫的)窝,巢, 某些动物的穴…
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