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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.
References in classic literature ?
The old Queen was trying to tell what she had been told of the Bee Master's dealings with an infected hive in the apiary, two or three seasons ago; and, of course, from her point of view the affair was as important as the Day of Judgment.
Curiously enough the age-old instinct of loyalty and devotion towards the Hive made the sound bees do this, though their reason told them they ought to slip away and unite with some other healthy stock in the apiary.
She had started her apiary with a small capital, a book of practical hints, and a second-hand queen, principally because she was in need of some occupation that would enable her to live in the country.
Maybe when my apiary gets bigger, I'll move my bees to a warmer climate during the winter, so they can be productive all year.
We also encourage and support the exceptional work of our third-party partners like Apiary.
With hands-on experience during training, new traders increase their earning ability, which creates a win-win situation for both Apiary Fund and its traders.
Mr Clarke is apiary manager at Conwy Beekeepers Association, one of the largest in Wales, with a membership of some 130.
Additionally, participants will go through the 12 lessons of the Apiary Fund's 12-course Trader Development Program.
Mike Pawley (above, left) assistant apiary manager at Garden Organic Ryton, and head of information Sally Smith and Adrian Dyke with the lottery award and (left) project manager John Ghillies and Coventry Beekeepers chairman Peter Spencer at work.
Beginning immediately, associates will no longer have to pay an upfront fee to begin the Apiary Fund training program.
Recipients included the Warwick and Leamington Beekeepers Association which gets almost pounds 5,000 to set up a teaching apiary.
PROVO, Utah, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apiary Fund (www.