viticulture

[ vit-i-kuhl-cher, vahy-ti- ]
/ ˈvɪt ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ˈvaɪ tɪ- /

noun

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 viticulture

vit·i·cul·tur·al, adjectivevit·i·cul·tur·er, vit·i·cul·tur·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for viticulture

viticulture
/ (ˈvɪtɪˌkʌltʃə) /

noun

the science, art, or process of cultivating grapevines
the study of grapes and the growing of grapes

Derived forms of viticulture

viticultural, adjectiveviticulturer or viticulturist, noun

Word Origin for viticulture

C19: viti-, from Latin vītis vine
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