viticetum

[vit-uh-see-tuh m]

noun, plural vit·i·ce·tums, vit·i·ce·ta [vit-uh-see-tuh] /ˌvɪt əˈsi tə/.

a place where vines, especially grapevines, are cultivated.

Nearby words

  1. vitellus,
  2. viti levu,
  3. vitiable,
  4. vitiate,
  5. vitiation,
  6. viticulture,
  7. vitiliginous,
  8. vitiligo,
  9. vitim,
  10. vito

Origin of viticetum

< Latin vīti(s) vine + -c- by association with vitic- (stem of vitex) chaste tree + -ētum suffix denoting place where a given plant grows

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