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beekeeper

[ bee-kee-per ]
/ ˈbiˌki pər /
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noun

a person who raises honeybees; apiculturist.

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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 forms of beekeeper

beekeeping, noun
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