pomology

noun
po·​mol·​o·​gy | \ pō-ˈmä-lə-jē How to pronounce pomology (audio) \

Definition of pomology

: the science and practice of growing fruit

Other Words from pomology

pomological \ ˌpō-​mə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce pomological (audio) \ adjective
pomologist \ pō-​ˈmä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce pomologist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of pomology

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pomology

New Latin pomologia, from Latin pomum fruit + -logia -logy

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The first known use of pomology was in 1818

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