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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A place that houses bees.

Usage examples (38)
  • Trudy was afraid to visit the apiary because she was allergic to bees.
  • I love the dressing: I used huckleberry honey from a local apiary, which is dark and flavorful.
  • "'The blind girl sees,' said I to myself; 'she sees through thousands of eyes; the apiary is her life, her soul.
  • I have a friend with an apiary, so we get the good stuff. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The hum in an "apiary" (place where beehives are kept) is very different from the chirps and songs in an "aviary" (enclosure for birds).
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