[huhn-ee-buhnch] /ˈhʌn iˌbʌntʃ/
(def 6, 7).
(informal, mainly US) honey; darling: a term of endearment
noun 1. a long-tailed Old World hawk, Pernis apivorus, that feeds on the larvae of bees as well as on small rodents, reptiles, and insects. noun 1. a common European bird of prey, Pernis apivorus, having broad wings and a typically dull brown plumage with white-streaked underparts: family Accipitridae (hawks, buzzards, etc). It feeds on […]
noun A sweetheart or other cherished person •A term of endearment: Hey, baby-cakes, let’s see those pecs/ ”Ain’t that right, baby?” ”Sure is, honeycakes” (1960s+) Related Terms babycakes
[huhn-ee-kohm] /ˈhʌn iˌkoʊm/ noun 1. a structure of rows of hexagonal wax cells, formed by bees in their hive for the storage of honey, pollen, and their eggs. 2. a piece of this containing honey and chewed as a sweet. 3. anything whose appearance suggests such a structure, especially in containing many small units or […]
- Honeycomb lung
honeycomb lung hon·ey·comb lung (hŭn’ē-kōm’) n. The radiological and gross appearance of the lungs resulting from diffuse fibrosis and cystic dilation of bronchioles.