dem·​a·​ree | \ ˈdemə(ˌ)rē \
demareed; demareed; demareeing; demarees

Definition of demaree

: to remove the queen from the brood of (a strong colony of bees) to prevent swarming

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History and Etymology for demaree

after George W. Demaree †1915 American beekeeper who developed the method

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“Demaree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demaree. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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