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olericulture

[ ol-er-i-kuhl-cher ]
/ ˈɒl ər ɪˌkʌl tʃər /
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noun

the cultivation of vegetables for the home or market.

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Origin of olericulture

1885–90; <Latin (h)oler-, stem of (h)olus vegetable, kitchen herb + -i- + culture
ol·er·i·cul·tur·al, adjectiveol·er·i·cul·tur·al·ly, adverbol·er·i·cul·tur·ist, noun
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