Apiary (noun)

  1. A place where bees are kept, typically a collection of hives.
  2. A collection of hives or a place where bees are kept for their honey.


Mid 16th century: from latin apis "bee" + -ary.


  1. I've got a small apiary in my backyard where I keep a few hives of bees.
  2. The apiary was buzzing with activity as the bees went about their work.
  3. The honey from the apiary was of the highest quality.
  4. The apiary was a source of income for the farmer.
  5. The apiary was situated in the middle of a large flower garden.
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