- a place where bees are kept, usually in beehives
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a•pi•ar•y /ˈeɪpiˌɛri/USA pronunciation n.[countable], pl. -ies.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- a place where bees are kept to produce honey.
a•pi•ar•y (ā′pē er′ē),USA pronunciation n., pl. -ar•ies.
- a place in which a colony or colonies of bees are kept, as a stand or shed for beehives or a bee house containing a number of beehives.
- Latin apiārium beehive, equivalent. to api(s) bee + -ārium -ary
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apiary /ˈeɪpɪərɪ/ n ( pl -aries)
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