silviculture


sil·vi·cul·ture

noun \ˈsil-və-ˌkəl-chər\

Definition of SILVICULTURE

:  a branch of forestry dealing with the development and care of forests
sil·vi·cul·tur·al \ˌsil-və-ˈkəlch-rəl, -ˈkəl-chə-\ adjective
sil·vi·cul·tur·al·ly \-rə-lē\ adverb
sil·vi·cul·tur·ist \ˌsil-və-ˈkəlch-rist, -ˈkəl-chə-\ noun

Origin of SILVICULTURE

French, from Latin silva + cultura culture
First Known Use: 1880

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