Dictionary.com

arboriculture

[ ahr-ber-i-kuhl-cher, ahr-bawr-, -bohr- ]
/ ˈɑr bər ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ɑrˈbɔr-, -ˈboʊr- /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: arboriculture / arboricultural on Thesaurus.com

noun
the cultivation of trees and shrubs.
QUIZ
CUDDLE UP! A COZY QUIZ ON FALL WORDS HAS ARRIVED
If autumn is your ideal season, spice up your repertoire of "fall" vocabulary with this quiz on some warm and vivid descriptive words for the season.
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of arboriculture

First recorded in 1820–30; arbor3 + (agr)iculture

OTHER WORDS FROM arboriculture

ar·bor·i·cul·tur·al, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use arboriculture in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for arboriculture

arboriculture
/ (ˈɑːbərɪˌkʌltʃə) /

noun
the cultivation of trees or shrubs, esp for the production of timber

Derived forms of arboriculture

arboricultural, adjectivearboriculturist, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK