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honeycombnoun

uk   /ˈhʌn.i.kəʊm/  us   /-koʊm/
[C or U] a wax structure containing many small holes, made by bees to store their honey [C] something with a similar structure: The hotel complex was a honeycomb of rooms and courtyards (= there were many small rooms and passages).
honeycombed
adjective [after verb] uk   /-kəʊmd/  us   /-koʊmd/
The tomb was honeycombed with passages and chambers.
Translations of “honeycomb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 蜂巢,蜂窩, 蜂巢狀物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蜂巢,蜂窝, 蜂巢状物…
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