floriculture

[flawr-i-kuhl-cher, flohr-]
noun
the cultivation of flowers or flowering plants, especially for ornamental purposes.

Origin:
1815–25; flori- + culture

floricultural, adjective
floriculturally, adverb
floriculturist, noun
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floriculture (ˈflɔːrɪˌkʌltʃə)
 
n
the cultivation of flowering plants
 
flori'cultural
 
adj
 
flori'culturist
 
n

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It is both the largest segment of the state's floriculture and nursery industry and the fastest growing.
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