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a·vi·cul·ture

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

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

a′vi·cul′tur·ist n.

aviculture

(ˈeɪvɪˌkʌltʃə)
n
(Agriculture) the keeping and rearing of birds
ˌaviˈculturist n

a•vi•cul•ture

(ˈeɪ vɪˌkʌl tʃər)

n.
the rearing or keeping of birds.
[1875–80]
a`vi•cul′tur•ist, n.

aviculture

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

aviculture

n (form)Vogelzucht f
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