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a·vi·ar·y

 (ā′vē-ĕr′ē)
n. pl. a·vi·ar·ies
A large enclosure for holding birds in confinement.

[Latin aviārium, from avis, bird; see awi- in Indo-European roots.]

a′vi·a·rist (-ə-rĭst, -ĕr′ĭst) n.

aviary

(ˈeɪvjərɪ)
n, pl aviaries
a large enclosure in which birds are kept
[C16: from Latin aviārium, from aviārius concerning birds, from avis bird]

a•vi•ar•y

(ˈeɪ viˌɛr i)

n., pl. -ar•ies.
a large cage or a house or enclosure in which birds are kept.
[1570–80; < Latin aviārium=avi(s) bird + -ārium -ary]
a′vi•a•rist (-ərɪst) n.

a·vi·ar·y

(ā′vē-ĕr′ē)
A large cage or enclosure for birds, as in a zoo.

Aviary

 an enclosure for live birds, hence, the birds themselves, collectively.
Examples: aviary of birds; aviary of errors, 1647.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aviary - a building where birds are keptaviary - a building where birds are kept  
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"

aviary

noun bird enclosure There is also an aviary with parrots, macaws and peacocks.
Translations
قَفَص كَبير لِلطُّيور
voliéra
voliere
fuglasafn, fuglabúr
paukštynas
putnu māja
voliéra
kuş evikuşane

aviary

[ˈeɪvɪərɪ] Npajarera f

aviary

[ˈeɪviəri] nvolière f

aviary

nVogelhaus nt, → Voliere f

aviary

[ˈeɪvɪərɪ] nvoliera, uccelliera

aviary

(ˈeiviəri) plural ˈaviaries noun
a place in which birds are kept.
References in classic literature ?
For aviaries, I like them not, except they be of that largeness as they may be turfed, and have living plants and bushes set in them; that the birds may have more scope, and natural nesting, and that no foulness appear in the floor of the aviary.
Let us say here that a prince's apartment was then composed of never less than eleven large rooms, from the chamber of state to the oratory, not to mention the galleries, baths, vapor-baths, and other "superfluous places," with which each apartment was provided; not to mention the private gardens for each of the king's guests; not to mention the kitchens, the cellars, the domestic offices, the general refectories of the house, the poultry-yards, where there were twenty-two general laboratories, from the bakehouses to the wine-cellars; games of a thousand sorts, malls, tennis, and riding at the ring; aviaries, fishponds, menageries, stables, barns, libraries, arsenals and foundries.
This study stresses the importance of an appropriate male-tofemale ratio when golden conures are kept in aviaries.
During the experimental period, about 40 birds were kept in the aviaries; most of them in planted outside aviaries during the breeding season (September to January) and in aerial wire mesh floored enclosures during the rest of the year.
Present study was conducted in two aviaries placed in the vicinity of Wildlife and Fisheries Research Station and Botanical Garden at New Campus of Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
Five roul rouls hatched in an incubator, while two turacos were successfully reared by their parents in the triple aviaries.
Rutigliano was one of the members of CABS, who located the two aviaries and tipped off the authorities.
Aviaries were once popular attractions in parks and other public open spaces.
Both birds are currently in off-show heated aviaries for the winter months, but will return to their outdoor aviary in springtime.
They are small birds, about 20 centimetres from head to tail feather with a wing circumference in flight of about 30 centimetres and are common as pets in small cages or larger aviaries.
AN OWL sanctuary in Ebbw Vale has been able to rebuild a row of old aviaries, using materials donated by construction firm Willmott Dixon.
Organised thieves have snatched the valuable species from aviaries across the country so the birds can be sold for thousands of pounds.