olericulture

[ol-er-i-kuhl-cher]
noun
the cultivation of vegetables for the home or market.

Origin:
1885–90; < Latin (h)oler-, stem of (h)olus vegetable, kitchen herb + -i- + culture

olericultural, adjective
olericulturally, adverb
olericulturist, noun
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Olericulture is defined as that branch of horticulture dealing with the production of vegetables and herbs.
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