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Definition of "apiary" []

  • A place where bees and beehives are kept, especially a place where bees are raised for their honey. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "apiary" in a sentence
  • "I love the dressing: I used huckleberry honey from a local apiary, which is dark and flavorful."
  • ""'The blind girl sees,' said I to myself; 'she sees through thousands of eyes; the apiary is her life, her soul."
  • "They also created two guest cottages, greenhouses, an apiary and vegetable, flower and berry gardens."