Definitions

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

  • n. The scientific breeding of domestic plants and animals.

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  • n. The field of breeding or propogating plants and animals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In biology, the science of breeding or propagating animals and plants under domestication, of their congenital variations under these circumstances, and of the perpetuation of such variations. See methodical selection, under selection.

Etymologies

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

Greek thremma, thremmat-, nursling + -logy.

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