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arboriculture

[ahr-ber-i-kuhl-cher, ahr-bawr-, -bohr-] /ˈɑr bər ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ɑrˈbɔr-, -ˈboʊr-/
noun
1.
the cultivation of trees and shrubs.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; arbor3 + (agr)iculture
Related forms
arboricultural, adjective
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  • Signifies high degree of professionalism in arboriculture field.
  • Therefore, they should be up-to-date on the latest techniques in arboriculture.
  • The role of arboriculture in a healthy social ecology.
  • Establishes licensure procedures and requirements to practice arboriculture and provide arboriculture services.
British Dictionary definitions for arboriculture

arboriculture

/ˈɑːbərɪˌkʌltʃə/
noun
1.
the cultivation of trees or shrubs, esp for the production of timber
Derived Forms
arboricultural, adjective
arboriculturist, noun
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