Meaning of HONEYCOMB in English

HONEYCOMB

I. noun Date: before 12th century a mass of hexagonal wax cells built by honeybees in their nest to contain their brood and stores of honey, something that resembles a ~ in structure or appearance, II. verb Date: 1774 transitive verb 1. to cause to be full of cavities like a ~, to make into a checkered pattern ; fret , 2. to penetrate into every part ; fill , subvert , weaken , intransitive verb to become pitted, checked, or cellular

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