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- n. A beehive or apiary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A house for bees; an apiary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A house or repository for bees; an apiary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a shed containing a number of beehives
When the unbearable heat drove us at mid-day to seek shelter, he took us to his beehouse in the very heart of the forest.
Suddenly she heard footsteps and voices; some one was coming along the path towards the beehouse.
At the beehouse there is an old grandsire who remembers the King
'Look,' I answered, 'how clean it is in Kalinitch's beehouse.'
This characteristic makes it possible to sort of domesticate them, as a great number of bees will gladly cohabitate in a relatively small beehouse.
These companies will also sell you mason bee cocoons, if you don't want to wait for the neighborhood bees to stumble across your beehouse on their own.
A beehouse can be pretty much anything that provides a bunch of these holes, such as a block of wood with holes drilled into it, or a collection of little paper tubes taped together.