Definitions

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  • n. The practice or profession of keeping and caring for bees.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honey

Etymologies

bee +‎ keeping (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • To this experienced beekeeper, beekeeping is a hobby with a purpose.

    A Day in The Life of a Beekeeper | Impact Lab

  • Denis van Engelsdorp, Pennsylvania State Apiarist, USA recounted such experiences in American beekeeping history.

    The honeybee crisis: paradoxical findings deepen the CCD mystery

  • They bring us food, keep our ecosystems functioning, and even provide a fun hobby for those in beekeeping.

    Interesting Facts About The Bees And Their Honey (PHOTOS)

  • Take the calls that come in, even if someone wants you to do something you've never done or considered, such as beekeeping or doing cold-call sales or becoming a professional clown.

    Alex McCord: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

  • As well as birdwatching, Kirklevington also runs a number of conservation schemes such as beekeeping and tree planting.

    BBC News - Home

  • This is made thinkable as a prospect by the numerous people of the region who, as any observant traveler will notice, are excellent gardeners, who practice other arts of subsistence such as beekeeping, and who by such means have kept alive the spirit of self-sufficiency and independence.

    Energy Bulletin -

  • Crop growers may supplement their income with beeswax and honey and learn beekeeping which is overseen by the apiary branch.

    agriculture+ontario - Google Blog Search

  • That means the winter months can be worrisome for some beekeepers, such as beekeeping hobbyist Tom Jones, of Carlisle.

    Fore, right!

  • Can becoming friends with Al the beekeeping evangelical mean a higher regard for people of still other religious backgrounds?

    American Grace

  • You become friends with Al for, say, your shared affinity for beekeeping.

    American Grace

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