Definition: Horticulture

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Seventeenth century, from the Latin word hortus (garden) + culture (on the model of agriculture).


horticulture (usually uncountable, plural horticultures)

  1. The art or science of cultivating gardens; gardening.
  2. Small-scale agriculture.

Derived terms

  • horticultural
  • horticulturally
  • horticulturist


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