Arboriculture Ar`bor*i*cul"ture (?; 135), n. [L. arbor tree + cultura. See {Culture}.] The cultivation of trees and shrubs, chiefly for timber or for ornamental purposes. [1913 Webster]

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  • arboriculture — [ arbɔrikyltyr ] n. f. • 1836; de arbori et culture ♦ Culture des arbres. Arboriculture forestière. ⇒ sylviculture. Arboriculture d ornement. ⇒ horticulture. Spécialt Arboriculture fruitière, ou absolt arboriculture. ⇒ agrumiculture, pomoculture …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Arboriculture — (pronEng| ɑːbərɪkʌltʃə) is the cultivation of trees and shrubs. The discipline includes the study of how they grow and respond to cultural practices and the environment as well as aspects of cultivation such as selection, planting, care, and… …   Wikipedia

  • arboriculture — [är′bə rə kul΄chər, är bôr′ə kul΄chər] n. [< L arbor, tree + (AGRI)CULTURE] the scientific cultivation of trees and shrubs arboriculturist n …   English World dictionary

  • Arboriculture — Arbres prêts à être transplantés. L arboriculture désigne l activité humaine qui consiste à cultiver des arbres. La discipline comprend l étude de la physiologie végétale, de la façon dont les arbres réagissent à leur environnement (pédologie,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • arboriculture — arboricultural, adj. /ahr beuhr i kul cheuhr, ahr bawr , bohr /, n. the cultivation of trees and shrubs. [1820 30; ARBOR3 + (AGR)ICULTURE] * * * Cultivation of trees, shrubs, and woody plants for shading and decorating. Arboriculture includes all …   Universalium

  • ARBORICULTURE — n. f. Culture des arbres. Traité d’arboriculture …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • arboriculture — noun Etymology: arbori + culture (as in agriculture) Date: 1828 the cultivation of trees and shrubs especially for ornamental purposes • arboricultural adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Arboriculture — Obstbau bezeichnet den großflächigen Anbau von Kernobst, Steinobst oder Beerenobst im Freilandanbau. Obstplantage am Bodensee bei Arbon; (Plantage von Gala (Apfel), Topaz und Golden Delicious) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • arboriculture — (ar bo ri kul tu r ) s. f. Culture des arbres. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Arbor, arbre, et culture …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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