Synonyms for aviary

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For a few moments there had been a noise as of an aviary in commotion in the adjoining room.

I have seen them alive at Singapore in an aviary, and they are indeed gorgeous.

But the use to which I was ambitious to put my—or our—conservatory was that of an aviary.

One might have supposed one's self at an opera in listening to the voices in my aviary.

This remark brings us back to the aviary, and its general size.

In England this species has been made to breed in an aviary.

The aviary at Yorke-house was built by his lordship; it did cost 300li.

The best of all is an aviary where they can move as freely as if they were out-of-doors.

I could thus watch the doings of the latest additions to my aviary.

The air was thronged with birds, and every tree was an aviary.

WORD ORIGIN

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").

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