adj. of or relating to bees.
Etymology: L apianus f. apis bee

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  • Apian — or Apianus , also Apian Bennewitz , seldom Apian von Bennewitz , pretty seldom Apianus von Bennewitz is the name of a German noble family, whereby Apian is the Germanised form of the name once Latinised from Bienewitz and/or Bennewitz to Apianus …   Wikipedia

  • Apian — oder latinisiert Apianus ist der Name folgender Personen: Apian Bennewitz, deutsche Adelsfamilie Georg Apian, auch Georg Apianus, deutscher Buchdrucker und Verleger des 16. Jahrhunderts Paul Otto Apian Bennewitz (1847 1892), Organist und Lehrer,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Apian — A pi*an, a. Belonging to bees. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apian — [ā′pē ən] adj. [L apianus < apis, bee] of a bee or bees …   English World dictionary

  • apian — adj. [L. apianus, of bees] Of or pertaining to bees …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • apian — /ay pee euhn/, adj. of or pertaining to bees. [1860 65; < L api(s) bee + AN; cf. L apianus muscat] * * * …   Universalium

  • apian — 1. adjective Related to bees. 2. noun opium …   Wiktionary

  • apian — adj. of or pertaining to bees …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apian — [ eɪpɪən] adjective relating to bees. Origin C19: from L. apianus, from apis bee …   English new terms dictionary

  • apian — api·an …   English syllables

  • apian — a•pi•an [[t]ˈeɪ pi ən[/t]] adj. ent of or pertaining to bees • Etymology: 1860–65; < L api(s) bee + an I …   From formal English to slang

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