hiveless
adjective see hive I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hiveless — Hive less, a. Destitute of a hive. Gascoigne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hiveless — adjective Without a hive. hiveless bees …   Wiktionary

  • hiveless — hive·less …   English syllables

  • hiveless — ˈhīvlə̇s adjective : having no hive * * * hiveˈless adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑hive …   Useful english dictionary

  • hive — hiveless, adj. hivelike, adj. hiver, n. /huyv/, n., v., hived, hiving. n. 1. a shelter constructed for housing a colony of honeybees; beehive. 2. the colony of bees inhabiting a hive. 3. something resembling a beehive in structure or use. 4. a… …   Universalium

  • hive — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hȳf; perhaps akin to Old Norse hūfr ship s hull, Latin cūpa tub, Sanskrit kūpa cave Date: before 12th century 1. a. a container for housing honeybees b. the usually aboveground nest of bees 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hive — /haɪv / (say huyv) noun 1. a shelter for honey bees; a beehive. 2. the bees inhabiting a hive. 3. something resembling a beehive in structure or use. 4. a place swarming with busy occupants: a hive of industry. 5. a swarming or teeming multitude …   Australian English dictionary

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