poly·​culture | \ ¦pälē, -lə̇+ \

Definition of polyculture

: the usually simultaneous cultivation or growth of two or more compatible plants or organisms and especially crops or fish in a single area also : a product of such cultivation or growth

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First Known Use of polyculture

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for polyculture

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“Polyculture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyculture. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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