Definition of aviary in English:
noun (plural aviaries)
A large cage, building, or enclosure for keeping birds in.
- Adult captive birds were observed in aviaries and zoos in England, Germany, and the USA.
- As ornamental birds in an aviary or large cage setup, this is true.
- At the end of the breeding season phase, we removed birds from their home aviaries and conducted a mating competency tournament.
late 16th century: from Latin aviarium, from avis 'bird'.
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