Honeycomb

Hon"ey*comb`

(?), n. [AS. hunigcamb. See Honey, and 1st Comb.] 1. A mass of hexagonal waxen cells, formed by bees, and used by them to hold their honey and their eggs.
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2. Any substance, as a easting of iron, a piece of worm-eaten wood, or of triple, etc., perforated with cells like a honeycomb.
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Honeycomb moth (Zol.), the wax moth. -- Honeycomb stomach. (Anat.) See Reticulum.
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