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a·pi·cul·ture

 (ā′pĭ-kŭl′chər)
n.
The raising and care of bees for commercial or agricultural purposes.

[Latin apis, bee + culture.]

a′pi·cul′tur·al adj.
a′pi·cul′tur·ist n.

apiculture

(ˈeɪpɪˌkʌltʃə)
n
(Agriculture) the breeding and care of bees
[C19: from Latin apis bee + culture]
ˌapiˈcultural adj
ˌapiˈculturist n

a•pi•cul•ture

(ˈeɪ pɪˌkʌl tʃər)

n.
beekeeping.
[1860–65; < Latin api(s) bee + culture]
a`pi•cul′tur•ist, n.

apiculture

the art and science of beekeeping. — apiculturist, n.
See also: Bees
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.apiculture - the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honeyapiculture - the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honey
cultivation - (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)
Translations
mehiläishoito

apiculture

[ˈeɪpɪkʌltʃəʳ] Napicultura f

apiculture

n (form)Bienenzucht f, → Imkerei f
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In preparing the report, senators met with apiculturists and farmers.
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