floriculture

noun flo·ri·cul·ture \ ˈflȯr-ə-ˌkəl-chər \

Definition of floriculture

: the cultivation and management of ornamental and especially flowering plants

floricultural

play \ˌflȯr-ə-ˈkəlch-rəl, -ˈkəl-chə-\ adjective

floriculturist

play \ˌflȯr-ə-ˈkəlch-rist, -ˈkəl-chə-\ noun

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First Known Use of floriculture

1822


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