[ vit-i-kuhl-cher, vahy-ti- ]
/ ˈvɪt ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ˈvaɪ tɪ- /
the culture or cultivation of grapevines; grape-growing.
the study or science of grapes and their culture.
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Origin of viticulture
1870–75; <Latin vīti(s) vine + culture
OTHER WORDS FROM viticulturevit·i·cul·tur·al, adjectivevit·i·cul·tur·er, vit·i·cul·tur·ist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for viticulture
A partnership with the viticulturist Steve Mudd provides access to North Fork Vineyards planted in the 1970s.
British Dictionary definitions for viticulture
/ (ˈvɪtɪˌkʌltʃə) /
the science, art, or process of cultivating grapevines
the study of grapes and the growing of grapes
Derived forms of viticultureviticultural, adjectiveviticulturer or viticulturist, noun
Word Origin for viticulture
C19: viti-, from Latin vītis vine
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