beehive Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “beehive” in the English Dictionary

"beehive" in British English

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beehivenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbiː.haɪv/

beehive noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a ​containershaped like a ​box in which bees are ​kept so that ​their honey can be ​collected

beehive noun [C] (HAIR)

a woman's ​hairstyle in which the ​hair is ​arranged in a ​pile high on the ​head
(Definition of beehive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beehivenoun [C]

 us   /ˈbiˌhɑɪv/
a ​containershaped like a ​box where ​bees are ​kept so that ​their honey (= the ​sweetsubstance they ​produce) can be ​collected
(Definition of beehive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beehive”
in Arabic خَليّة النَّحْل…
in Korean 벌통…
in Portuguese colmeia…
in Catalan rusc…
in Japanese ミツバチの巣箱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容器, 蜂箱,蜂窝…
in Turkish arı kovanı…
in Russian улей…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容器, 蜂箱,蜂巢…
in Italian alveare…
in Polish ul…
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