aviary

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noun avi·ary \ˈā-vē-ˌer-ē, -ˌe-rē\

Definition of aviary

plural

aviaries

  1. :  a place for keeping birds confined

Examples of aviary in a sentence

  1. The zoo has a new outdoor aviary.

Origin and Etymology of aviary

Latin aviarium, from avis bird; akin to Greek aetos eagle


First Known Use: 1577


AVIARY Defined for English Language Learners

aviary

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noun avi·ary \ˈā-vē-ˌer-ē, -ˌe-rē\

Definition of aviary for English Language Learners

  • : a place (such as a large cage or a building) where many birds are kept


AVIARY Defined for Kids

aviary

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noun avi·ary \ˈā-vē-ˌer-ē\

Definition of aviary for Students

plural

aviaries

  1. :  a place (as a large cage or a building) where birds are kept



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