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horticulture

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noun hor·ti·cul·ture \ˈhȯr-tə-ˌkəl-chər\

Simple Definition of horticulture

  • : the science of growing fruits, vegetables, and flowers

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of horticulture

  1. :  the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants

horticultural play \ˌhȯr-tə-ˈkəl-chə-rəl\ adjective
horticulturally play \-rə-lē\ adverb
horticulturist play \-rist\ also horticulturalist play \-ch(ə-)rə-list\ noun

Origin of horticulture

Latin hortus garden + English -i- + culture — more at yard


First Known Use: 1678

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