Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Pitted with cavities or cells; honeycombed.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Honeycombed; alveolate; pitted; cellular. Also favose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Honeycomb; having cavities or cells, somewhat resembling those of a honeycomb; alveolate; favose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having cavities or cells like those of a honeycomb.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From New Latin faveolus : Latin favus, honeycomb + (alv)eolus.]

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Latin favus honeycomb.

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