apiculture


api·cul·ture

noun \ˈā-pə-ˌkəl-chər\

Definition of APICULTURE

:  the keeping of bees especially on a large scale
api·cul·tur·al \ˌā-pə-ˈkəl-ch(ə-)rəl\ adjective
api·cul·tur·ist \-ch(ə-)rist\ noun

Origin of APICULTURE

probably from French, from Latin apis bee + French culture
First Known Use: 1864

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