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arboriculture

noun ar·bor·i·cul·ture \ˈär-bər-ə-ˌkəl-chər, är-ˈbr-ə-\

Definition of ARBORICULTURE

:  the cultivation of trees and shrubs especially for ornamental purposes
ar·bor·i·cul·tur·al \ˌär-bər-ə-ˈkəl-chər-əl, är-ˌbr-ə-\ adjective

Origin of ARBORICULTURE

arbori- + -culture (as in agriculture)
First Known Use: circa 1778

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