arboriculture

[ ahr-ber-i-kuhl-cher, ahr-bawr-, -bohr- ]
/ ˈɑr bər ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ɑrˈbɔr-, -ˈboʊr- /

noun

the cultivation of trees and shrubs.

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Origin of arboriculture

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

OTHER WORDS FROM arboriculture

ar·bor·i·cul·tur·al, adjective
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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
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