1. A mass of hexagonal waxen cells, formed by bees, and used by them to hold their honey and their eggs.

2. Any substance, as a easting of iron, a piece of worm-eaten wood, or of triple, etc, perforated with cells like a honeycomb.

<anatomy> Honeycomb moth See Reticulum.

Origin: AS. Hunigcamb. See Honey, and 1st Comb.

(01 Mar 1998)

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