olericulture

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noun ol·eri·cul·ture \ˈä-lə-rə-ˌkəl-chər, ō-ˈler-ə-\

Definition of olericulture

  1. :  a branch of horticulture that deals with the production, storage, processing, and marketing of vegetables

Origin and Etymology of olericulture

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


First Known Use: 1886


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