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Related to arboriculture: tree surgeon, Sylviculture


 (är′bər-ĭ-kŭl′chər, är-bôr′ĭ-)
The planting and care of woody plants, especially trees.

ar′bo·ri·cul′tur·al adj.


(Forestry) the cultivation of trees or shrubs, esp for the production of timber
ˌarboriˈcultural adj
ˌarboriˈculturist n


(ˈɑr bər ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ɑrˈbɔr-, -ˈboʊr-)

the cultivation of trees and shrubs.
ar`bor•i•cul′tur•al, adj.


the cultivation of trees and shrubs for scientific, commercial, or other purposes. — arboriculturist, n.
See also: Trees
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arboriculture - the cultivation of tree for the production of timberarboriculture - the cultivation of tree for the production of timber
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock


[ˈɑːbərɪˌkʌltʃəʳ] Narboricultura f
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