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 (vĭt′ĭ-kŭl′chər, vī′tĭ-)
The cultivation of grapes, especially for use in making wine.

[Latin vītis, vine; see wei- in Indo-European roots + culture.]

vit′i·cul′tur·al adj.
vit′i·cul′tur·ist n.


1. (Agriculture) the science, art, or process of cultivating grapevines
2. (Agriculture) the study of grapes and the growing of grapes
[C19: viti-, from Latin vītis vine]
ˌvitiˈcultural adj
ˌvitiˈculturally adv
ˌvitiˈculturer, ˌvitiˈculturist n


(ˈvɪt ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ˈvaɪ tɪ-)

the culture or cultivation of grapes and grapevines.
[1870–75; < Latin vīti(s) vine + culture]
vit`i•cul′tur•al, adj.
vit`i•cul′tur•ist, n.


1. the science that studies grapes and their culture.
2. the cultivation of grapes and grapevines. Also called viniculture. — viticulturist, n.viticultural, viticulturist, adj.
See also: Wine
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viticulture - the cultivation of grapes and grape vinesviticulture - the cultivation of grapes and grape vines; grape growing
culture - the raising of plants or animals; "the culture of oysters"
resinate - impregnate with resin to give a special flavor to; "Greek wines are often resinated"


[ˈvɪtɪkʌltʃəʳ] Nviticultura f


nWeinbau m
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