bee|hive «BEE HYV», noun, adjective.
1. a hive or house for bees; hive. A beehive was formerly often made of coils of straw stacked one upon he other in the shape of a dome, but is now usually a rectangular box.
2. Figurative. a busy, swarming place: »

On the day of the sale the department store was a beehive of shoppers looking for bargains.

3. a woman's hair style having the shape of a conical, coiled beehive.
having the top dome-shaped like the traditional beehive: »

a beehive oven.

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