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Definition of apiculture noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

apiculture

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈeɪpɪkʌltʃə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeɪpɪkʌltʃər//
 
[uncountable] (specialist)
 
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= beekeeping Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Latin apis ‘bee’ + culture, on the pattern of words such as agriculture.
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