1. I〔鳥・小動物・昆虫などの〕a nest;〔獣の〕a lair, a den(▼主に大形の野獣の)
    • 蜂の巣
    • 〔雀蜂などの〕a wasps' nest/〔蜜蜂の〕a honeycomb/a beehive
    • くもの巣
    • a (spider's) web
    • 巣を作る
    • make [build] a nest
  1. II〔すみか〕
    • 悪の巣
    • a den [nest] of vice/〔犯罪の温床〕a hotbed of crime
    • 愛の巣
    • a love nest
    • ばい菌の巣
    • a nest of germs
    • 病気の巣
    • a hotbed of disease