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viticetum

[vit-uh-see-tuh m] /ˌvɪt əˈsi təm/
noun, plural viticetums, viticeta
[vit-uh-see-tuh] /ˌvɪt əˈsi tə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a place where vines, especially grapevines, are cultivated.
Origin
< Latin vīti(s) vine + -c- by association with vitic- (stem of vitex) chaste tree + -ētum suffix denoting place where a given plant grows
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