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honeycomb

noun     /ˈhʌn.i.kəʊm/ US  /-koʊm/
[C or U] a wax structure containing many small holes, made by bees to store their honeyFrames and structures [C] something with a similar structure: The hotel complex was a honeycomb of rooms and courtyards (= there were many small rooms and passages).Frames and structuresAnimal farming - general words honeycombed     /-kəʊmd/ US  /-koʊmd/ adjective [after verb] The tomb was honeycombed with passages and chambers.Caves, cracks and crevices
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