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hor·ti·cul·ture

 (hôr′tĭ-kŭl′chər)
n.
1. The science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants.
2. The cultivation of a garden.

[Latin hortus, garden; see gher- in Indo-European roots + (agri)culture.]

hor′ti·cul′tur·al adj.
hor′ti·cul′tur·al·ly adv.
hor′ti·cul′tur·ist n.
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horticulture

(ˈhɔːtɪˌkʌltʃə)
n
(Horticulture) the art or science of cultivating gardens
[C17: from Latin hortus garden + culture, on the model of agriculture]
ˌhortiˈculturist n
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hor•ti•cul•ture

(ˈhɔr tɪˌkʌl tʃər)

n.
the science or art of cultivating flowers, fruits, vegetables or ornamental plants, esp. in a garden, orchard, or nursery.
[1670–80; < Latin hort(us) garden + (agr) iculture]
hor`ti•cul′tur•al, adj.
hor`ti•cul′tur•ist, n.
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hor·ti·cul·ture

(hôr′tĭ-kŭl′chər)
The science or art of raising and tending plants, especially flowers, fruits, and vegetables.
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horticulture

the practice and science of cultivating gardens, for the growth of flowers, fruits, or vegetables. — horticulturist, n. — horticultural, adj.
See also: Agriculture
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horticulture - the cultivation of plantshorticulture - the cultivation of plants    
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
landscape gardening, landscaping - working as a landscape gardener
market gardening - the growing of vegetables or flowers for market
floriculture, flower gardening - the cultivation of flowering plants
garden - work in the garden; "My hobby is gardening"
landscape - do landscape gardening; "My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living"
landscape - embellish with plants; "Let's landscape the yard"
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horticulture

noun gardening, agriculture, cultivation, floriculture, arboriculture Available courses are in garden design and practical horticulture.
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Translations
بَسْتَنَه، فِلاحَة البَساتين
zahradnictví
havebrug
puutarhanhoitopuutarhanviljelypuutarhatalous
hortikulturavrtlarstvo
kertészetkertmûveléskertművelés
garðræktgarðyrkjagarðyrkjufræðigarîyrkjufræîi
daržininkystėsodininkystė
dārzkopība
záhradníctvo
bahçecilikbahçivanlıkçiçekçilik

horticulture

[ˈhɔːtɪkʌltʃəʳ] Nhorticultura f
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horticulture

[ˈhɔːrtɪkʌltʃər] nhorticulture f
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horticulture

nGartenbau (→ kunst f) m
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horticulture

[ˈhɔːtɪˌkʌltʃəʳ] norticoltura
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horticulture

(ˈhoːtikaltʃə) noun
the science and art of gardening.
ˌhortiˈcultural adjective
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It was the time when the Dutch and the Portuguese, rivalling each other in this branch of horticulture, had begun to worship that flower, and to make more of a cult of it than ever naturalists dared to make of the human race for fear of arousing the jealousy of God.
He had therefore, with great care and patience, and by dint of strenuous exertions, laid out near his house at Dort a garden fit for the culture of his cherished flower; he had mixed the soil according to the most approved prescriptions, and given to his hotbeds just as much heat and fresh air as the strictest rules of horticulture exact.
Our agriculture and horticulture destroy a weed just here and there and cultivate perhaps a score or so of wholesome plants, leaving the greater number to fight out a balance as they can.
But then New York, as far back as the mind of man could travel, had been divided into the two great fundamental groups of the Mingotts and Mansons and all their clan, who cared about eating and clothes and money, and the Archer-Newland- van-der-Luyden tribe, who were devoted to travel, horticulture and the best fiction, and looked down on the grosser forms of pleasure.
Horticulture seemed, however, to have been abandoned in the deserted kitchen-garden; and where cabbages, carrots, radishes, pease, and melons had once flourished, a scanty crop of lucerne alone bore evidence of its being deemed worthy of cultivation.
Sterility has been said to be the bane of horticulture; but on this view we owe variability to the same cause which produces sterility; and variability is the source of all the choicest productions of the garden.
He was horticulture under notice to quit, the last patch of country in a district flooded by new and prbaa things.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 29 (ANI): The total horticulture production of the country is estimated to be 313.85 million tonnes which is 0.69 per cent higher than the horticulture production in 2017-18.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company (PHDEC) is working on a comprehensive plan to enhance exports of fruits and vegetables to $1 billion mark within the next three years.
BEIJING -- Exotic horticulture and handicrafts at the Pakistan Garden have drawn the attention of the global visitors at the ongoing International Horticultural Exhibition that was taking place in the Yanqing district of Beijing from April 29 to October 7.
The horticulture department at the College of Lake County will hold its annual plant sale fundraiser from 10 a.m.

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