alveary

alveary

(ˈælvɪərɪ)
n
a beehivethe external ear canal
References in periodicals archive ?
Squares with no blemishes Some familiar words in ACHALASIA ACHALASIA OED CRENIDENS OED karanteen, Crenidens crenidens, or the larger bamboo-fish HEXANDRIC OED ANABOLITE Chambers, under anabolism LINOLENIN Web2 ADDLEHEAD Web2, under addle SERINETTE OED INITIATOR OED ASCENDERS OED ascender; or ASCENDERE OED ascension, Latin precursor APPETISES The Electronic Alveary, OED has appetize vb PARSONESE OED parson PRECISION OED; or PRECISION OED ESCULENTA Psoralea esculenta, Chambers bread, breadroot TOILETTES OSPD INSETTERS OED insetter SEINTEFIE OED ESOTERIZE OED SENASSEES OED senassee FOSSICEPS Aenictogiton fossiceps dilutum, ITISa OCTAGONAL OED STERNESSE OED sternness; or STURNESSE OED sternness SARKINITE OED IGNICOLOR Duellmanohyla ignicolor nuda, ITISa COENOSARE TC *,'?
TEA = The Electronic Alveary (= UK Advanced Cryptics Dict).
All words are in the OED or Webster 2, except those marked B1 = Bloomsbury Thesaurus, Ch = Chambers, EDD = English Dialect Dict, FTD = The Food Trade Directory of Trade Marks and Brand Names, 1961, Lo = Longman's Dict, NZ = Nomenclator Zoologicus, OSPD = Official Scrabble Players Dict, Pcon= Palindromicon, pname = personal name, Pull = Pulliam, Roget = Roget's Thesaurus, Sted = Stedman's Medical Dict, TEA = The Electronic Alveary, vf = OED variant form, ?
Many of the improvements in this article were found using a software package called The Electronic Alveary.
All words below can be found in the OED somewhere, except a = ITIS animal, f = ITIS fern, m = ITIS monera, p = ITIS plant, B = Bloomsbury Thesaurus, Ch = Chambers, S = Stedman, TEA = The Electronic Alveary, W1/2/3 = Webster 1/2/3.