Definition of beehive
1 : hive sense 1 In the spring, two young grizzly bears, just out of a winter's sleep, … knocked over a half-dozen commercial beehives and fed on the honey and larvae within.— Jim Robbins
2 : something resembling a hive for bees: such as
a : a scene of crowded activity … a beehive of growling trucks, riverboats laden with supplies, helicopters and airplanes buzzing overhead … — National Geographic
b : a woman's hairstyle that is conical in shape She is about sixty-five with hair white as spun sugar, piled up in a beehive hairdo that has been out of style for twenty years.— W. P. Kinsella
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