aviculture


avi·cul·ture

noun \ˈā-və-ˌkəl-chər, ˈa-\

Definition of AVICULTURE

:  the raising and care of birds and especially of wild birds in captivity
avi·cul·tur·ist \ˌā-və-ˈkəl-ch(ə-)rist, ˌa-\ noun

Origin of AVICULTURE

Latin avis + English culture
First Known Use: circa 1879

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