apiarist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n apiarist a farmer who keeps bees for their honey
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Apiarist One who keeps an apiary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n apiarist One who keeps an apiary; one who keeps bees, or studies the nature of bees; a bee-keeper or bee-master.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Apiarist one who keeps an apiary: one who studies the habits of bees
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Etymology

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

Usage

In literature:

Cook, the eminent apiarist, calls attention to a new pest which has made its appearance in many apiaries.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 417" by Various
Though I am, as I have said, an apiarist in good standing, I never realised that there were so many bees in the world.
"A Diversity of Creatures" by Rudyard Kipling
Associated Words: apiology, apiculture, apiologist, apian, apiarian, apiarist, apivorous, hive, swarm, cerago, beebread.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Grelet was a skilled apiarist, and replenished his melliferous flocks by wild swarms enticed from the forests.
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
FRANCIS JAGER, APIARIST, UNIVERSITY FARM, ST. PAUL.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
I recommend the Philanthus to the vengeance of apiarists.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
Apiarists differ as to what constitutes the best hive.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884." by Various
All this pretty story the later apiarists deem a tissue of fiction and fallacy.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 94, August, 1865" by Various
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In news:

It's now legal to be an apiarist.
French apiarist Andre Frieh holds a sample of honey (L) besides colored ones at his home in Ribeauville near Colmar Eastern France, October 5, 2012.
French apiarists believe residue from containers of M&M's candy processed at a nearby biogas plant is the cause.
Howard County Beekeepers Association, they became backyard apiarists in 2010 and enjoy sharing what they've learned.
Backyard apiarists of Cary, come out of the shadows.
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