Aviary meaning

āvē-ĕrē
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A large enclosure for holding birds in confinement.
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A large cage or building for keeping many birds.
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A house, enclosure, large cage, or other place for keeping birds confined; a birdhouse. [from 16th c.]
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Origin of aviary

  • Latin aviārium from avis bird awi- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin aviārium, from avis (“bird”).

    From Wiktionary