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apiarist

[ey-pee-uh-rist] /ˈeɪ pi ə rɪst/
noun
1.
a person who keeps an apiary.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; apiar(y) + -ist
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  • To arrange a demonstration contact the state apiarist in your area.
  • Hives are opened by an experienced apiarist and inspector, and examined visually for signs of these pests and diseases.
  • Each apiarist shall notify the department if the location of an apiary or yard changes after the application has been submitted.
  • Bauer says it takes a trained apiarist eye to catch and address problems early and avert disaster.
British Dictionary definitions for apiarist

apiarist

/ˈeɪpɪərɪst/
noun
1.
a person who studies or keeps bees
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Word Origin and History for apiarist
n.

1816; see apiary + -ist.

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