Definition of Apiary

1. Noun. A shed containing a number of beehives.

Exact synonyms: Bee House
Terms within: Beehive, Hive
Generic synonyms: Shed
Derivative terms: Apiarian

Definition of Apiary

1. n. A place where bees are kept; a stand or shed for bees; a beehouse.

Definition of Apiary

1. Noun. A place where bees and their hives are kept. ¹

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Definition of Apiary

1. a place where bees are kept [n -ARIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apiary

apiary (current term)
apical-aortic conduit
apical abscess
apical ancestor
apical angle
apical annulus
apical area
apical branch
apical branch of inferior lobar branch of right pulmonary artery
apical cap
apical complex
apical dendrite
apical dental foramen
apical ectodermal ridge

Literary usage of Apiary

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1. The Worker and His Work: Readings in Present Day Literature Presenting Some by Stella Stewart Center (1920)
"His happiness lay all in the beauties of his garden; and best-loved and visited most often, was the apiary, composed of twelve domes of straw, some of which ..."

2. The Naturalist's Library edited by William Jardine (1840)
"The apiary.—In the practical management of bees, the formation and due arrangement of the apiary is of some importance. The prime requisites are shelter ..."

3. The Museum of Science and Art by Dionysius Lardner (1856)
"Out-door apiary.—192. Bee-house.—193. Cabinet bee-houses.—194. Form and material of hives.—195. Village hive.— 196. English hive.—197. ..."

4. Dr. Chase's Family Physician, Farrier, Bee-keeper, and Second Receipt Book by Alvin Wood Chase (1874)
""\yith the honey extracted at home and at our Southern apiary (of which my elder sister takes charge), we will have nearly 35 barrels of honey, ..."

5. The Illustrated Annual Register of Rural Affairs and Cultivator Almanac for by John Jacob Thomas (1873)
"The Dwelling, Ornamental Grounds, Orchard, Gardens, Out-Houses, described and illustrated—concluding with an article on the apiary, embracing the management ..."

6. Rural Architecture: Being a Complete Description of Farm Houses, Cottages by Lewis Falley Allen (1852)
"... AN apiary, OR BEE-HOUSE. Every farmer should keep bees—provided he have pasturage for them, on his own land, or if a proper range for their food and ..."

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