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apian

[ ey-pee-uhn ]
/ ˈeɪ pi ən /
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adjective
of or relating to bees.
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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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