follow Dictionary.com

Why was clemency trending last week?

aviculture

[ey-vi-kuhl-cher] /ˈeɪ vɪˌkʌl tʃər/
noun
1.
the rearing or keeping of birds.
Origin of aviculture
1875-1880
1875-80; avi- + culture
Related forms
aviculturist, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for aviculture
  • Permits may be issued for the aviculture of certain waterfowl and game birds.
British Dictionary definitions for aviculture

aviculture

/ˈeɪvɪˌkʌltʃə/
noun
1.
the keeping and rearing of birds
Derived Forms
aviculturist, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for aviculture
n.

1876, from French aviculture, from Latin avis "bird" (see aviary) + Latin cultura "cultivation" (see culture).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for aviculture

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for aviculture

0
20
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for aviculture