Pomology
Pomology Po*mol"o*gy, n. [L. pomum fruit + -logy: cf. F. pomologie.] The science of fruits; a treatise on fruits; the cultivation of fruits and fruit trees. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pomology — (from Latin pomum (fruit) + logy ) is a branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits.The pomological researches are mainly focused on the development of and the cultural techniques and physiological studies in fruit trees. The goals of… …   Wikipedia

  • pomology — [pō mäl′ə jē] n. [ModL pomologia: see POME & LOGY] the science of fruit cultivation pomological [pōmə läj′i kəl] adj. pomologist n …   English World dictionary

  • pomology — pomologija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis vaismedžių ir uogakrūmių veisles. atitikmenys: angl. pomology vok. Pomologie, f rus. помология, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pomology — noun Etymology: New Latin pomologia, from Latin pomum fruit + logia logy Date: 1818 the science and practice of growing fruit • pomological adjective • pomologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pomology — pomological /poh meuh loj i keuhl/, adj. pomologically, adv. pomologist, n. /poh mol euh jee/, n. the science that deals with fruits and fruit growing. [1810 20; < NL pomologia. See POME, O , LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • pomology — noun a) The study of pome fruit and of the cultivation of such fruit. b) The study of fruit in general and of the cultivation of fruit …   Wiktionary

  • pomology — study of fruit growing Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • pomology — pəʊ mÉ‘lÉ™dʒɪ / mÉ’l n. science of fruits and the cultivation of fruit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pomology — [pə(ʊ) mɒlədʒi] noun the science of fruit growing. Derivatives pomological adjective pomologist noun Origin C19: from L. pomum fruit + logy …   English new terms dictionary

  • pomology — po·mol·o·gy …   English syllables

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”