beekeeper

[ bee-kee-per ]
/ ˈbiˌki pər /

noun

a person who raises honeybees; apiculturist.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. beehive house,
  2. beehive round,
  3. beehive state,
  4. beehive tomb,
  5. beek,
  6. beekeeping,
  7. beeline,
  8. beelzebub,
  9. been,
  10. been around

Origin of beekeeper

First recorded in 1810–20; bee1 + keeper

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British Dictionary definitions for beekeeper

beekeeper

/ (ˈbiːˌkiːpə) /

noun

a person who keeps bees for their honey; apiarist
Derived Formsbeekeeping, noun

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