Synonyms for aviary
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ey-vee-er-ee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈeɪ viˌɛr i|
Définition of aviaryOrigin :
- 1570s, from Latin aviarium "place in which birds are kept," neuter of aviarius "of birds," from avis "bird," from PIE *awi- "bird" (cf. Sanskrit vih, Avestan vish "bird," Greek aietos "eagle").
- noun bird sanctuary
- For a few moments there had been a noise as of an aviary in commotion in the adjoining room.
- Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
- I have seen them alive at Singapore in an aviary, and they are indeed gorgeous.
- Extract from : « The Last Voyage » by Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
- But the use to which I was ambitious to put my—or our—conservatory was that of an aviary.
- Extract from : « The House » by Eugene Field
- One might have supposed one's self at an opera in listening to the voices in my aviary.
- Extract from : « The Coming Race » by Edward Bulwer Lytton
- This remark brings us back to the aviary, and its general size.
- Extract from : « Harper's Young People, May 25, 1880 » by Various
- In England this species has been made to breed in an aviary.
- Extract from : « The Natural History of Cage Birds » by J. M. Bechstein
- The aviary at Yorke-house was built by his lordship; it did cost 300li.
- Extract from : « Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2) » by John Aubrey
- The best of all is an aviary where they can move as freely as if they were out-of-doors.
- Extract from : « Harper's Young People, May 10, 1881 » by Various
- I could thus watch the doings of the latest additions to my aviary.
- Extract from : « Birds of the Plains » by Douglas Dewar
- The air was thronged with birds, and every tree was an aviary.
- Extract from : « The Kangaroo Hunters » by Anne Bowman
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