- a person who raises honeybees; apiculturist.
Origin of beekeeper
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Examples from the Web for beekeeper
When his grandfather died, he left Burt a small sum of money, which the beekeeper used to purchase a plot of land in rural Maine.
Burt called on his beekeeper pal, who scooped up the bees from the fencepost with his bare hands, and dumped them into a hive.
She was expelled from the science academy where she worked and then made her living as a beekeeper and translator.The Spy in My Bed
October 2, 2010
What kinds of flowers should the beekeeper provide for his bees?Agriculture for Beginners
Charles William Burkett
The beekeeper opens the lower part of the hive and peers in.
The bees do not fly in the same way, the smell and the sound that meet the beekeeper are not the same.
The beekeeper opens the upper part of the hive and examines the super.
Greenford, near Harrow-on-the-Hill, had quite recently a worthy inhabitant who was a gardener and presumably a beekeeper also.In Search Of Gravestones Old And Curious
W.T. (William Thomas) Vincent
- a person who keeps bees for their honey; apiarist
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