apiary

(redirected from apiarists)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to apiarists: Honey bees

a·pi·ar·y

 (ā′pē-ĕr′ē)
n. pl. a·pi·ar·ies
A place where bees and beehives are kept, especially a place where bees are raised for their honey.

[Latin apiārium, beehive, from apis, bee.]

apiary

(ˈeɪpɪərɪ)
n, pl -aries
(Agriculture) a place where bees are kept, usually in beehives
[C17: from Latin apiārium from apis bee]

a•pi•ar•y

(ˈeɪ piˌɛr i)

n., pl. -ar•ies.
a place in which a colony or colonies of bees are kept.
[1645–55; < Latin apiārium beehive]

apiary

a beehive or collection of beehives. — apiarian, adj.
See also: Bees
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.apiary - a shed containing a number of beehivesapiary - a shed containing a number of beehives
hive, beehive - a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees
shed - an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
Translations
مَنْحَلـه
včelín
bigård
BienenhausApiarium
mehiläistarha
pčelinjak
méhészet
bÿflugnabú
bitynas
drava
včelín
pčelinjak
kovanlık

apiary

[ˈeɪpɪərɪ] Ncolmenar m

apiary

nBienenhaus nt

apiary

[ˈeɪpɪərɪ] napiario

apiary

(ˈeipiəri) nounplural ˈapiaries
a place (containing several hives) where bees are kept.
References in periodicals archive ?
Thirty apiarists from different parts of the sultanate in addition to two companies specialising in supplying honey bees took part in the market.
Tim Lovett, from the British Beekeepers Association, told The Times in June that thefts remained unusual and suggested that the culprits were usually other apiarists.
Sometimes more traditional apiarists stubbornly stick to their traditional bees, Walter said, and this can cause problems such as "swarming," in which more than half of a colony, led by their imperious queen who has left behind eggs containing her royal successors, succumb to a building dissatisfaction with their surroundings (perhaps including their Italian neighbors serving as a magnet for varroa) and float away as one in a gyrating, humming cloud.
In order to tape the potential of this sector, there is a need to build the capacity of the apiarists, processors, and honey traders.
It also gives us the chance to get to know other apiarists," he added.
The New York State Pollinator Protection Plan was created in coordination with the Task Force advisory group, which included a wide variety of stakeholdersincluding farmers, apiarists, pesticide applicators and environmentalists.
The Rugby Beekeepers Association are also running an introductory for any aspiring apiarists who want to help sustain the bee population.
And Birmingham apiarists - that's the technical name for beekeepers - say there's only one reason for the beeline to oblivion.
We'd better hope he's wide of the mark with this particular theory, though, as this documentary makes bleak viewing for apiarists.
Apiarists (bee keepers) travel nationwide with their hives, hired by farmers to pollinate their crops.
The apiarists also admitted intentional use of some agrochemicals on the crops in the surrounding farmland.