Honeycomb

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Honeycomb

1. A mass of hexagonal waxen cells, formed by bees, and used by them to hold their honey and their eggs.

2. Any substance, as a easting of iron, a piece of worm-eaten wood, or of triple, etc, perforated with cells like a honeycomb.

(Science: anatomy) honeycomb moth see reticulum.

Origin: as. Hunigcamb. See honey, and 1st Comb.