40. Bees


See also 225. INSECTS .

apiarist
a person who tends bees.
apiary
a beehive or collection of beehives. — apiarian, adj.
apiculture
the art and science of beekeeping. — apiculturist, n.
apimania
an abnormal love of bees.
apiology
a specialty within entomology that studies honeybees. — apiologist, n.
apiphobia, apiophobia
an intense fear of bees. Also called melissophobia .
melittology
Rare. apiology. — melittologist, n .

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