interculture

noun
in·​ter·​cul·​ture | \ ˌin-tər-ˈkəl-chər How to pronounce interculture (audio) \
plural intercultures

Definition of interculture

1 : the practice of simultaneously growing two or more crops on the same plot (as in alternate rows) : the practice of intercropping
2 : a common set of social norms, conventions, etc. adopted by a group whose members are culturally diverse the circum-Atlantic world of an increasingly interconnected oceanic interculture, joined by crossing patterns of trade, consumption, and colonization …— Kathryn Reklis

First Known Use of interculture

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Interculture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interculture. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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