What is another word for beehive?

880 synonyms found


[ bˈiːha͡ɪv], [ bˈiːha‍ɪv], [ b_ˈiː_h_aɪ_v]

Beehive, a structure that houses honeybees, has several synonyms. Some of these include apiary, hive, colony, swarm, and nest. Apiary is often used to refer to a place where bees are kept and tended to by a beekeeper for purposes of honey production. Hive, on the other hand, refers to the individual structure that houses a bee colony. Colony and swarm refer to the actual bees within the hive, while nest is typically used to describe a natural, unmanaged structure that a colony inhabits. Regardless of the term used, the beehive plays an important role in the production of honey and the pollination of crops.

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Usage examples for Beehive

With sudden and infernal malice he inverted the beehive and clapped it, bees and all, on the officer's head.
"The Blue Pavilions"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Mirror Lake lies at the foot of a curious rock called the beehive, and Lake Agnes is reached by a short climb up the slope of the mountain.
"Among the Canadian Alps"
Lawrence J. Burpee
The beehive is only three blocks away; suppose we go around and look him up.
"Ashton-Kirk, Investigator"
John T. McIntyre

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