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apiary (AY pee er" ee) (s) (noun)
, apiaries (pl)
A place where bees are kept so they can produce honey: Wayne had three apiaries
in his back yard so the bees could have access to his big flower garden and several fruit trees in his orchard.
The farmer had an apiary for his bees so they could produce honey.
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(AY pi er" i) (noun
A place for bees: The farmer had an apiary for his bees so they could produce honey.
(AY vi er" i) (noun
A place for birds; such as, a cage, house, or enclosure: Violet kept several birds in her aviary.
While designing the garden, Leah's aunt planned to place an apiary along the south edge of the garden and she also planned to build her aviary on the north side. There were beds of flowers in between them which the bees would certainly appreciate during the summer.
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A structure for bees or bee hives where they can produce honey. (1)