Langstroth hive

/læŋstrɒθ ˈhaɪv/ (say langstroth 'huyv)

noun
the standard box-shaped artificial beehive used for beekeeping.
{named after Lorenzo L Langstroth, 1810–95, US clergyman, who first described it in his book The Hive and the Honey Bee (1853)

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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