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  • n. Plural form of aviary.

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Examples

  • While the habit of keeping birds in cages dates from a very remote period, it is probable that structures worthy of being termed aviaries were first used by the ancient Romans, chiefly for the process of fattening birds for the table.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

  • Five pairs of crows underwent tests at the university's aviaries to see how they would react to a variety of objects, carefully chosen so the birds wouldn't be tempted to view them as a possible source of food.

    Crows surprise researchers with advanced tool use

  • And while the hawks and owls must remain sequestered to prevent developing an unhealthy comfort around people, their large flight aviaries have hidden cameras to capture and project their fascinating lives on large screens in our shelter, and into your home through our website.

    Ken White: New Digs for the Dogs, And Everyone Else

  • The Houthoop Guest Farm is charmingly rustic cabins, aviaries, a giant plunge pool and a beautifully boho dining room and bar built by Veronica Van Dyk and her husband.

    South Africa beyond the World Cup: the remote west coast

  • The parrots chatter shrilly in their aviaries, screeching invective and snatches of poetry.

    The Lady Matador’s Hotel

  • The unwritten rules of senior communal living practically mandate aquariums and in colder climes, aviaries, but few match the encased coral reef at Glenridge, stocked and maintained by a nearby marine research institute.

    Shock of Gray

  • Nonsuch boasted a wonderland of groves, rockeries, aviaries, and trellis walks.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Joe Black he legally changed his last name as he began his career grew up with aviaries in the backyard.

    Birdology

  • Some had aviaries full of colorful finches. but once past the façade the game was the same.

    The Gate Keepers of Death

  • Mr Mylchreest wanted to know whether any of the birds had recently escaped from aviaries or had been released in the area.

    Archive 2007-01-01

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