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silviculture

play
noun sil·vi·cul·ture \ˈsil-və-ˌkəl-chər\

Definition of silviculture

  1. :  a branch of forestry dealing with the development and care of forests

silvicultural play \ˌsil-və-ˈkəlch-rəl, -ˈkəl-chə-\ adjective
silviculturally play \-rə-lē\ adverb
silviculturist play \ˌsil-və-ˈkəlch-rist, -ˈkəl-chə-\ noun


Origin of silviculture

French, from Latin silva + cultura culture


First Known Use: 1880


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