Definition of 'aviary'
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It was the first week of December 1998. The other four were kept in the aviary. SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2002)The newly released bird had stopped going back to visit her captive companion, who was still kept at the release aviary. SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2002)
He found Umegat in the aviary, persuading the small birds to take dust baths in a basin of ashes as proof against lice. THE CURSE OF CHALION (2002)
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Used Occasionally. aviary is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'aviary'
British English: aviary NOUN
An aviary is a large cage or covered area in which birds are kept.
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