- N-UNCOUNTBeekeeping is the practice of owning and taking care of bees.
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Beekeeping — [cite web| last =Traynor | first =Kirsten | title =Ancient Cave Painting Man of Bicorp | publisher =MD Bee | url =http://www.mdbee.com/articles/cavepainting.html format =Web article | accessdate =2008 03 12 ] ] Beekeeping (or apiculture, from… … Wikipedia
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beekeeping — noun see beekeeper … New Collegiate Dictionary
beekeeping — noun The practice or profession of keeping and caring for bees. Syn: apiculture See Also: beekeeper … Wiktionary
beekeeping — bee|keep|ing [ bi,kipıŋ ] noun uncount the activity of raising BEES and collecting their HONEY ╾ bee|keep|er noun count … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
beekeeping — n. occupation of raising bees … English contemporary dictionary
beekeeping — UK [ˈbiːˌkiːpɪŋ] / US [ˈbɪˌkɪpɪŋ] noun [uncountable] the activity of raising bees and collecting their honey Derived word: beekeeper noun countable Word forms beekeeper : singular beekeeper plural beekeepers … English dictionary
beekeeping — noun the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honey • Syn: ↑apiculture • Derivationally related forms: ↑apicultural (for: ↑apiculture), ↑apiculturist (for: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
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