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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.
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The Syrian government support to the individual initiatives of the bee apiarists and associations led to increasing the bee hives to 601,979 in 2010 compared to 595,394 in 2009.
Every spring, hundreds of commercial apiarists load their trucks with humming hives and head out for the apple orchards and fruit gardens of the country.
Despite fears the population of bees was plummeting due to disease and loss of habitat, the British Beekeepers Association has seen an increase in their numbers due to a growing popularity in hobby apiarists.
In response to the surge of aspiring apiarists, the body has increased the number of training courses it offers and is advertising for a beekeeping trainer.
The trees are also known as Lindens or Limes, and apiarists call them honey or bee-trees.