apiarian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj apiarian relating to bees or beekeeping
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Apiarian Of or relating to bees.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • apiarian Relating to bees, or to beekeeping.
    • n apiarian A bee-keeper; an apiarist.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Apiarian relating to bees or bee-keeping
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. apiariumapis, a bee.

Usage

In literature:

For instance, at the last stage but one of apiarian civilisation, we find the humble-bees, which are like our cannibals.
"The Life of the Bee" by Maurice Maeterlinck
Associated Words: apiology, apiculture, apiologist, apian, apiarian, apiarist, apivorous, hive, swarm, cerago, beebread.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Bevan, than whom there is probably no better authority on apiarian matters, discredits this statement of Huber.
"Notes and Queries, Number 191, June 25, 1853" by Various
Inexperienced Apiarian should wear a bee-dress.
"Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee" by L. L. Langstroth
Why is there so much more uncertainty in apiarian science than other farming operations?
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
THEIR APIARIAN, OR OWNER.
"A Manual or an Easy Method of Managing Bees" by John M. Weeks
To the initiated in apiarian research, "The Management of Bees" cannot fail to be highly interesting.
"The Baptist Magazine, Vol. 27, January, 1835" by Various
APIARIAN, CLASSICAL, POETICAL, AND NONDESCRIPT.
"Buzz a Buzz" by Wilhelm Busch
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In poetry:

He warbled Apiarian praise,
And taught her in his chant
To shun the dog's pugnacious ways,
And imitate the ant.
"First Love" by William Schwenck Gilbert