ol·​eri·​cul·​ture ˈä-lə-rə-ˌkəl-chər How to pronounce olericulture (audio)
: a branch of horticulture that deals with the production, storage, processing, and marketing of vegetables

Word History


Latin oler-, olus, holer-, holus + English -i- + culture

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of olericulture was in 1886

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Cite this Entry

“Olericulture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/olericulture. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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