Beely vs Apian - What's the difference?

beely | apian |


As adjectives the difference between beely and apian

is that beely is of, relating to or pertaining to bees; apian while apian is relating to bees; beely.

As a adverb beely

is in a beely or beelike manner.

As a verb beely

is .

beely

English

Etymology 1

From .

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Of, relating to or pertaining to bees; apian.
  • * 1877 , Elizabeth Anna Hart, Silver wings and golden scales :
  • As for bees, we cannot accuse them of silence, as the peculiar buzzing-sound they make in flying, [...] and which is so very agreeable to our ears when its gentle monotony enlivens the calm of the warm summer air, is, we may hope, a cheerful accompaniment to all beely labours, and as pleasant to those who make it as our voices are to us, [...]
  • * 1950 , Gleanings in bee culture:
  • With their countenance' spaces Planned for beely enterprise [...]

    Adverb

    (en-adv)
  • In a beely or beelike manner.
  • * 1965 , Murray Hoyt, The world of bees :
  • His effort is to come as near 100 percent as is humanly (and beely ) possible.

    Etymology 2

    Variation of belie.

    Verb

  • * 1813 , Matteo Bandello, Joseph Haslewood, Giovanni Boccaccio, Palace of pleasure :
  • And were it not that I haue a desire in nothing to beely the author, and lesse will to leaue that which he had wrytten vpon the miserable end [...]

    apian

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Relating to bees; beely.
  • Synonyms

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