Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The care and cultivation of forest trees; forestry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See sylviculture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See sylviculture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The care and development of forests in order to obtain a product or provide a benefit; forestry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the branch of forestry dealing with the development and care of forests

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin silva, forest + culture.]

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From Latin silva (forest) + cultūra (cultivation).

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