What does alveary mean?
The definition of alveary
Al”ve*a*ry, n.; pl. Alvearies.
Etym: [L. alvearium, alveare, beehive, fr. alveus a hollow vessel, beehive, from alvus belly, beehive.]

1 A beehive, or something resembling a beehive. Barret.
2 (Anat.)
The hollow of the external ear. Quincy.