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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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