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 (ā′vĭ-kŭl′chər, ăv′ĭ-)
The raising, keeping, and care of birds.

[Latin avis, bird; see awi- in Indo-European roots + culture.]

a′vi·cul′tur·ist n.


(Agriculture) the keeping and rearing of birds
ˌaviˈculturist n


(ˈeɪ vɪˌkʌl tʃər)

the rearing or keeping of birds.
a`vi•cul′tur•ist, n.


the raising or keeping of birds. — aviculturist, n.
See also: Birds


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