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  • adj. of or relating to Carniola


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  • The museum focuses on the Carniolan bee (prized for its gentleness -- it won't attack humans unless its home is threatened) and local beekeepers who, by the 16th century, had pioneered a form of apiculture in which wooden hives are stacked together in several rows and housed under one roof.

    Buzz on Slovenia Honey

  • The indigenous Carniolan gray bee thrives amid the diverse vegetation, pristine Alpine environment and forests that cover 60% of the country.

    Buzz on Slovenia Honey

  • Then, in May, Wally sold me three Italian queens to re-queen some of my cranky Carniolan hives, but I discovered that it was too late in the season; the bee populations had already picked up so that it was impossible to find the queen - even after two passes on each frame in every box by two people.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • Grimm says: "Water, an essential part of the Norse myth, is wanting in the story of the man with the thorn bush, but it reappears in the Carniolan story cited in Bretano's Libussa (p. 421): the man in the moon is called Kotar, he makes her grow by pouring water."

    Moon Lore

  • He was appointed a life member of the Austrian Reichsrat serving at the same time first as a member of the Carniolan and then of the Styrian diet.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • I am sorry to find that you have had, though ever so slight a return of your Carniolan disorder; and I hope your conclusion will prove a true one, and that this will be the last.

    Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1751

  • As for bee varieties, Hughes recommends the Italian or Carniolan for beginners.

    The News Tribune Blogs

  • There's also a hive of Carniolan bees, a hardy Central European variety.

    SFGate: Top News Stories


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