apian

[ ey-pee-uh n ]
/ ˈeɪ pi ən /
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adjective

of or relating to bees.

Nearby words

  1. aphyllous,
  2. api,
  3. api gravity scale,
  4. apia,
  5. apiaceous,
  6. apiarian,
  7. apiarist,
  8. apiary,
  9. apical,
  10. apical dental foramen

Origin of apian

1860–65; < Latin api(s) bee + -an; compare Latin apiānus muscat

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British Dictionary definitions for apian

apian

/ (ˈeɪpɪən) /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling bees

Word Origin for apian

C19: from Latin apiānus, from apis bee

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