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olericulture

[ol-er-i-kuhl-cher] /ˈɒl ər ɪˌkʌl tʃər/
noun
1.
the cultivation of vegetables for the home or market.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Latin (h)oler-, stem of (h)olus vegetable, kitchen herb + -i- + culture
Related forms
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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