from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hive for bees.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An enclosed structure in which some species of honey bees (genus Apis) live and raise their young.
- n. A man-made structure in which bees are kept for their honey.
- n. Any place full of activity, or in which people are very busy.
- n. A women's hairstyle, popular in the 1960s, in which long hair is styled into a hive-shaped form on top of the head and usually held in place with lacquer.
- n. A type of anti-personnel ammunition round containing flechettes, and characterised by the buzzing sound made as they fly through the air.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hive for a swarm of bees. Also used figuratively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A case or box serving as a habitation for bees. See hive.
- n. The common name of a species of medic, Medicago scutellata, from the shape of its spirally coiled pod.
- n. A covered cup or jug for holding honey, sugar, etc.
- n. [capitalized] In astronomy, a name for Præsepe, the cluster of stars in Cancer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any workplace where people are very busy
- n. a hairdo resembling a beehive
- n. a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree
- n. a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees
From bee + hive. (Wiktionary)