- the rearing or keeping of birds.
Origin of aviculture
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Examples from the Web for aviculture
Ten years ago aviculture had hardly been thought of as a school subject.
The most important invention used in aviculture is the artificial incubator.
As things are now done in agriculture and in aviculture, however, very little can be expected along this line.Valere Aude
- the keeping and rearing of birds
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Word Origin and History for aviculture
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