noun Date: 1817 a person who raises bees • beekeeping noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • beekeeper — /bee kee peuhr/, n. a person who raises honeybees; apiculturist. [1810 20; BEE1 + KEEPER] * * * …   Universalium

  • beekeeper — noun A person who maintains hives and keeps bees, especially for the production of honey. Syn: apiarist …   Wiktionary

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