A Dictionary of Practical Apiculture; Giving the Correct Meaning of Nearly Five Hundred Terms Intended as a Guide to Uniformity of Expression Amongst Bee-Keepers


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 Excerpt: ...as honig-xcheibe--a. "shive " or slice; Swedish, honingskaka; Danish, honning-kage--honey-cake; Icelandish, hunangsseimr; Dutch, Iwnigzeem--honey-string; French, galeau--cake, and rayon--rays. Honey-dew.--The best authorities are agreed that there are two kinds of honey-dew; or, at least, that honey-dew is derived from ...