Topic: Glossary of terms

Glossary of beekeeping terms

National brood box with roof and floor

The Hive     Comb   Structure of hexagonal cells made of wax built by bees from the wax glands on their lower abdomen.  (Note: no frame or foundation in this natural comb) Foundation   Man-made ‘starter’ comb made synthetically or by collecting used wax from beekeepers.  You can see the wire supports used to… Read more »