TAKOBOTO

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蜂の巣
Readings
はちのす
hachinosu
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
beehive, hive, honeycomb

Idiomatic expression
something full of holes, swiss cheese

Food term
honeycomb tripe, wall of a cow's second stomach

Obsolete term
cast iron anvil standWespennest, Bienenstock, Bienenkorb

Kanji
ON: ホウKUN: はち
bee, wasp, hornet

ON: ソウKUN: す, す.くう
nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den

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