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1. A box, often shaped like a house, that is provided as a nesting place for birds.
2. An aviary.


1. US a small shelter or box for birds to nest in. Usual Brit name: nest box
2. an enclosure or large cage for captive birds; aviary



n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
1. a houselike box for birds to nest in.
2. an aviary.
[1865–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.birdhouse - a shelter for birdsbirdhouse - a shelter for birds      
columbarium, columbary, dovecote - a birdhouse for pigeons
shelter - protective covering that provides protection from the weather
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