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silviculture

or syl·vi·cul·ture

[sil-vi-kuhl-cher]
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noun
  1. the cultivation of forest trees; forestry.
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Origin of silviculture

1875–80; < Latin silvi- (see silvicolous) + culture
Related formssil·vi·cul·tur·al, adjectivesil·vi·cul·tur·al·ly, adverbsil·vi·cul·tur·ist, noun
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silviculture

noun
  1. the branch of forestry that is concerned with the cultivation of trees
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Derived Formssilvicultural, adjectivesilviculturist, noun

Word Origin

C20: silvi-, from Latin silva woodland + culture
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