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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See sylviculture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sylviculture.

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

  • n. the branch of forestry dealing with the development and care of forests


Latin silva, forest + culture.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin silva (forest) + cultūra (cultivation). (Wiktionary)



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