Definition of Horticulture

1. Noun. The cultivation of plants.

Exact synonyms: Gardening
Generic synonyms: Agriculture, Farming, Husbandry
Specialized synonyms: Landscape Gardening, Landscaping, Market Gardening, Floriculture, Flower Gardening
Examples of category: Garden, Landscape, Landscape
Derivative terms: Garden, Horticultural, Horticulturist



Definition of Horticulture

1. n. The cultivation of a garden or orchard; the art of cultivating gardens or orchards.

Definition of Horticulture

1. Noun. the art or science of cultivating gardens; gardening ¹

2. Noun. small scale agriculture ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Horticulture

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horticulture

hortation
hortations
hortative
hortatively
hortatives
hortatory
hortensia
hortensial
hortensias
horticultor
horticultors
horticultural
horticulturalist
horticulturalists
horticulturally
horticulture (current term)
horticultures
horticulturist
horticulturists
hortulan
hortus siccus
hortyard
hortyards
hos
hosana
hosanna
hosannaed
hosannah
hosannahing
hosannahings

Literary usage of Horticulture

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1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1898)
"American Gardening : an illustrated journal of horticulture. ... Annals of horticulture and year-book of information on practical gardening, 1846-50. 5 v. ..."

2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1908)
"This demand of the clay in horticulture, so far as related to experimental ... (2) Inquiry from beginners in horticulture and those who desire to produce a ..."

3. South African Journal of Science by South African Association for the Advancement of Science (1907)
"The separating line between horticulture and agriculture is difficult to define. ... The two terms really overlap, and what is pure horticulture in one ..."

4. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1881)
"POSSIBILITIES OF horticulture. MR. HW SARGENT S GARDEN OX THE HUDSON. TIHE results of human labor and research in science are cumulative. ..."

5. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1898)
"American Gardening: an illustrated journal of horticulture. ... Annale of horticulture and year-book of information on practical gardening, 1846-50. 5 v. ..."

6. Announcement by Washington State University (1917)
"ALVA L. STRAUSZ, Instructor in horticulture. The courses of study in this department are intended to give a thorough training in the science of horticulture ..."

7. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1900)
"horticulture DEPARTMENT. CULTIVATION OP ORCHARDS. By Joseph V. Kraus. ... There has been so much written on horticulture that it is almost impossible for me ..."

8. The American Rose Annual by American Rose Society (1917)
"The Literature of the Rose The Rose in the "Standard Cyclopedia of horticulture" By LH BAILEY. Ithaca, N. Y EDITOR'S NOTE ..."

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