Adjective "apian" definition and examples

(Apian may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈeɪpɪən/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to bees.
  1. 'Jones also fills the text with knowledgeable references to bee-keeping and the apian colony as utopian ideal.'
  2. 'My bees were living in the very best apian luxury and they refused to come out of the hive to pollinate the flowers in my garden and make honey.'

More definitions

1. of or relating to bees.

More examples(as adjective)

"minds can be apian."

"hydrophobias can be apian."

"guitarists can be apian."

Origin

Early 19th century: from Latin apianus, from apis ‘bee’.