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apiculture

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noun api·cul·ture \ˈā-pə-ˌkəl-chər\

Definition of apiculture

  1. :  the keeping of bees especially on a large scale

apiculturalplay \ˌā-pə-ˈkəl-ch(ə-)rəl\ adjective
apiculturistplay \-ch(ə-)rist\ noun


Origin of apiculture

probably from French, from Latin apis bee + French culture


First Known Use: 1864


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