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- the structure of six-sided wax cells made by bees to hold their honey or eggs
- anything like this in structure or appearance
Origin: Middle English hunicomb from Old English hunigcamb from hunig, honey plush camb, comb
- to cause to have many holes like a honeycomb; riddle
- to permeate or undermine: honeycombed with intrigue
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- A structure of hexagonal, thin-walled cells constructed from beeswax by honeybees to hold honey and larvae.
- Something resembling this structure in configuration or pattern.
- To fill with holes or compartments; riddle: cliffs that were honeycombed with caves and grottoes.
- To form in or cover with a pattern like that of a honeycomb.
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