Floriculture
Floriculture Flo"ri*cul`ture (? or ?; 135, 277), n. [L. flos, floris, flower + cultura culture.] The cultivation of flowering plants. [1913 Webster]

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  • Floriculture — Floriculture, or flower farming, is a discipline of horticulture concerned with the cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants for gardens and for floristry, comprising the floral industry. The development plant breeding of new varieties is a …   Wikipedia

  • floriculture — [ flɔrikyltyr ] n. f. • 1852; de flori et culture ♦ Agric. Branche de l horticulture qui s occupe de la culture des fleurs, des plantes d ornement. ● floriculture nom féminin Culture des plantes à fleurs, des plantes ornementales. floriculture n …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • floriculture — 1822, from L. floris, gen. of flos flower (see FLORA (Cf. flora)) + culture on analogy of agriculture. Related: Floricultural; floriculturist …   Etymology dictionary

  • floriculture — [flôr′i kul΄chər, flō′rikul΄chər] n. [< L flos (gen. floris): see BLOOM1 & CULTURE] the cultivation of flowers, esp. ones to be cut and sold floricultural adj. floriculturist n …   English World dictionary

  • Floriculture — Les Parterres du Parc de Bercy Composition florale d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • floriculture — floricultural, adj. floriculturally, adv. floriculturist, n. /flawr i kul cheuhr, flohr /, n. the cultivation of flowers or flowering plants, esp. for ornamental purposes. [1815 25; FLORI + CULTURE] * * * Branch of ornamental horticulture… …   Universalium

  • floriculture — (entrée créée par le supplément) (flo ri kul tu r ) s. f. Culture des fleurs. •   La floriculture de plein air et de serre, Journ. offic. 10 mai 1874, p. 3189, 3e col …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • floriculture — gėlininkystė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalininkystės šaka, apimanti gėlių auginimo teoriją ir praktiką. atitikmenys: angl. floriculture rus. цветоводство …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • floriculture — noun Date: 1822 the cultivation and management of ornamental and especially flowering plants • floricultural adjective • floriculturist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • FLORICULTURE — n. f. T. d’Horticulture Culture des fleurs …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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