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Meaning of AVIARY

Pronunciation:  'eyvee`eree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a building where birds are kept
 

AVIARY is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: bird sanctuary, volary
 
 See Also: building, edifice

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A"vi*a*ry\, n.; pl. {Aviaries}. [L. aviarium, fr.
aviarius pertaining to birds, fr. avis bird, akin to Gr, ?,
Skr. vi.]
A house, inclosure, large cage, or other place, for keeping
birds confined; a bird house.

      Lincolnshire may be termed the aviary of England.
                                               --Fuller.

 

 

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