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viticulture

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noun vi·ti·cul·ture \ˈvi-tə-ˌkəl-chər, ˈvī-\

Definition of viticulture

  1. :  the cultivation or culture of grapes especially for wine making

vi·ti·cul·tur·al play \ˌvi-tə-ˈkəl-chə-rəl, ˌvī-, -ˈkəlch-rəl\ adjective
vi·ti·cul·tur·al·ly adverb
vi·ti·cul·tur·ist play \-rist\ noun


Origin of viticulture

Latin vitis vine + English culture — more at withy


First Known Use: 1872


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