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viticetum

[ vit-uh-see-tuhm ]
/ ˌvɪt əˈsi təm /
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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.

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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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