apiarian

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Etymology[edit]

First attested as an adjective in 1801 and as a noun in 1858; formed by the suffixation of either the English apiary or its etymon, the Latin apiārium — with the English -an.

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Adjective[edit]

apiarian (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to bees or beekeeping.

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Noun[edit]

apiarian (plural apiarians)

  1. An apiarist; a beekeeper.

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