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apiary (noun) a place for keeping bees for honey.
People grow bees in an apiary, a place favorable for bees to build hives and store honey. Apiculture is the growing of bees for their honey. People who manage apiaries see that they are not stung by bees, as far as possible.
- The yield of honey from Johnson's apiaries is quite high and earns him enough money to supplement his income as a construction worker.
- The honey gathered from the apiary is so little that it is not worth the time and risk Jones is taking.