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1. A structure of hexagonal, thin-walled cells constructed from beeswax by honeybees to hold honey and larvae.
2. Something resembling this structure in configuration or pattern.
tr.v. hon·ey·combed, hon·ey·comb·ing, hon·ey·combs
1. To fill with holes or compartments; riddle: cliffs that were honeycombed with caves and grottoes.
2. To form in or cover with a pattern like that of a honeycomb.
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|Adj.||1.||honeycombed - pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)|
cellular - characterized by or divided into or containing cells or compartments (the smallest organizational or structural unit of an organism or organization); "the cellular construction of a beehive"; "any effective opposition to a totalitarian regime must be secretive and cellular"
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