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aviculture

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noun avi·cul·ture \ˈā-və-ˌkəl-chər, ˈa-\

Definition of aviculture

  1. :  the raising and care of birds and especially of wild birds in captivity

aviculturist

play \ˌā-və-ˈkəl-ch(ə-)rist, ˌa-\ noun


Origin and Etymology of aviculture

Latin avis + English culture


First Known Use: circa 1879


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