American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Pitted with cavities or cells; honeycombed.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Honeycombed; alveolate; pitted; cellular. Also favose.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Honeycomb; having cavities or cells, somewhat resembling those of a honeycomb; alveolate; favose.
- adj. pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)
- Latin favus honeycomb. (Wiktionary)
- From New Latin faveolus : Latin favus, honeycomb + (alv)eolus. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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