Silviculture
Silviculture \Sil"vi*cul`ture\, n. [Cf. F. silviculture.] See {Sylviculture}. [1913 Webster]

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  • silviculture — ► NOUN ▪ the growing and cultivation of trees. DERIVATIVES silvicultural adjective. ORIGIN from Latin silva wood …   English terms dictionary

  • silviculture — [sil′vi kul΄chər] n. [Fr sylviculture < L silva, forest (see SILVA) + cultura, CULTURE] the art of cultivating a forest; forestry silvicultural adj. silviculturist n …   English World dictionary

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  • silviculture — miškininkystė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis miško želdinimą ir miško apsaugos technologijas. atitikmenys: angl. forest cultivation; forestry; silviculture; sylviculture vok. Forstkultur, f;… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • silviculture — noun Etymology: French, from Latin silva + cultura culture Date: 1880 a branch of forestry dealing with the development and care of forests • silvicultural adjective • silviculturally adverb • silviculturist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • silviculture — silvicultural, adj. silviculturally, adv. silviculturist, n. /sil vi kul cheuhr/, n. the cultivation of forest trees; forestry. Also, sylviculture. [1875 80; < L silvi (see SILVICOLOUS) + CULTURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • silviculture — noun The care and development of forests in order to obtain a product or provide a benefit; forestry …   Wiktionary

  • silviculture — Synonyms and related words: Christmas tree farming, afforestation, arboretum, arboriculture, boondocks, bush, bushveld, chase, climax forest, cloud forest, dendrology, forest, forest land, forest management, forest preserve, forestation, forestry …   Moby Thesaurus

  • silviculture — sil·vi·cul·ture || sɪlvɪkÊŒltʃə(r) n. branch of forestry that studies and handles the development and care of forests; cultivation and growing of forest trees …   English contemporary dictionary

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