[ voh-luh-ree, vol-uh- ]
/ ˈvoʊ lə ri, ˈvɒl ə- /
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noun, plural vo·la·ries.Rare.
a large cage for confining birds; aviary.
the birds in such a cage.
a flight or flock of birds.
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Origin of volary
1620–30; <Latin vol(āre) to fly + -ary
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