silviculture

noun sil·vi·cul·ture \ ˈsil-və-ˌkəl-chər \

Definition of silviculture

:a branch of forestry dealing with the development and care of forests

silvicultural

play \ˌsil-və-ˈkəlch-rəl, -ˈkəl-chə-\ adjective

silviculturally

play \ˌsil-və-ˈkəlch-rə-lē, -ˈkəl-chə-\ adverb

silviculturist

play \ˌsil-və-ˈkəlch-rist, -ˈkəl-chə-\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of silviculture

French, from Latin silva + cultura culture


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