Definition of alveare
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Orthography ID = 2002535
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LNS
alveāre, alveāris
alveus
noun (n., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. A beehive
  2. A beehouse, apiary
  3. A kneading-trough
Abbreviations
alveārium, ii, n. (in Col. four times alveāre, is, n.) [alveus], a hollow vessel swelling out in the middle.

—Hence, A beehive: seu lento fuerint alvearia (four syl. per synaeresin) vimine texta, Verg. G. 4, 33; * Cic. Oecon. Fragm. ap. Charis. p. 82 P.; Plin. 12, 20, 43, ยง 98.

— A beehouse, apiary: circum villam totam alvearium facere, Varr. R. R. 3, 16, 12.

— A kneading-trough, Tert. adv. Val. 31.
 
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