noun, plural a·pi·ar·ies.
Origin of apiary
Examples from the Web for apiary
He came to the Waldorf two years ago from a hotel in Toronto, where he ran a similar rooftop garden and apiary.
If there are no small trees near the apiary, place bushes, upon which the bees will usually light, when they come out.Soil Culture|J. H. Walden
It could, however, be recommended as an integral part of a windbreak, or woodlot where the land owner has an apiary.Trees of Indiana|Charles Clemon Deam
An intelligent Apiarian stated to me this singular fact as occurring in his own Apiary.Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee|L. L. Langstroth
British Dictionary definitions for apiary
noun plural -aries
Word Origin for apiary
Word Origin and History for apiary
1650s, from Latin apiarium "beehouse, beehive," neuter of apiarius "of bees," from apis "bee," a mystery word unrelated to any similar words in other Indo-European languages. A borrowing from Semitic has been proposed.