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viniculture

[ vin-i-kuhl-cher, vahy-ni- ]
/ ˈvɪn ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ˈvaɪ nɪ- /
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noun

the science or study of making wines.

RELATED WORDS

cultivation, farming, agriculture, arboriculture, viticulture, floriculture

Nearby words

vineyardist, vingt-et-un, vinho verde, vini-, vinic, viniculture, vinifera, viniferous, vinification, vinificator, vinify

Origin of viniculture

First recorded in 1870–75; vini- + culture
Related formsvin·i·cul·tur·al, adjectivevin·i·cul·tur·ist, noun
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Examples from the Web for viniculture

  • Besides the modern school (Realprogymnasium), there are a technical school for viniculture and fruit-growing and a dairy school.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7|Various
  • There is a tiny book-shop displaying a choice of religious pamphlets and a fly-blown copy of a treatise on viniculture.

    The Isle of Unrest|Henry Seton Merriman

British Dictionary definitions for viniculture

viniculture

/ (ˈvɪnɪˌkʌltʃə) /

noun

the process or business of growing grapes and making wine
Derived Formsvinicultural, adjectiveviniculturist, noun
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