apiarist

noun
api·​a·​rist | \ ˈā-pē-ə-rist How to pronounce apiarist (audio) , -pē-ˌer-ist\

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Mike Hansen, the state apiarist who oversees commercial bee inspections, said unofficial estimates of the number of people in Michigan with beehives on rooftops and in backyards range from about 3,000 to 10,000. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, "One hive at a time, backyard beekeepers try saving Detroit, the world," 14 Mar. 2018 Michigan — which, used to have strict bee regulations before the early 1990s — doesn't track urban and suburban beekeepers, who are known in the industry as apiarists. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, "One hive at a time, backyard beekeepers try saving Detroit, the world," 14 Mar. 2018 Intel researcher Lily Mummert, a backyard apiarist, built a tracking tool that could identify bees coming and going from her own hive. Alexis Madrigal, WIRED, "Insect Character Recognition: Computers See Bees Like We Can’t," 1 Mar. 2010

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First Known Use of apiarist

1785, in the meaning defined above

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