fruticetum

noun fru·ti·ce·tum \ ˌfrütəˈsētəm \

Definition of fruticetum

plural fruticeta \-ētə\
:a collection of shrubs grown for ornament or study (as in a botanical garden) — compare arboretum

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Origin and Etymology of fruticetum

New Latin, from Latin, place full of shrubs, from frutic-, frutex + -etum


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