beehive /ˈbiːhʌɪv/

b

I. noun

1. a box-like or dome-shaped structure in which bees are kept.
2. [usu. as modifier] something having the domed shape of a traditional beehive

a beehive hut.
3. ( the Beehive) another term for Praesepe.
4. a woman’s domed and lacquered hairstyle popular in the 1960s.
II. derivatives

beehived
adjective


beehive (sense 2)

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