n. rearing of birds.

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  • Aviculture — is the practice of keeping and often breeding birds and the culture that forms around it. Aviculture is generally focused not just on the raising and breeding of birds, but also on preserving avian habitat, and public awareness campaigns.Types of …   Wikipedia

  • aviculture — [ avikyltyr ] n. f. • 1890; du lat. avis « oiseau » et culture ♦ Élevage des oiseaux, des volailles. ⇒ aviculteur. ● aviculture nom féminin Élevage des oiseaux, des volailles. aviculture n. f. élevage des oiseaux et de la volaille. ⇒AVICULTURE, s …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • aviculture — (n.) 1876, from Fr. aviculture, from L. avis bird (see AVIARY (Cf. aviary)) + L. cultura cultivation (see CULTURE (Cf. culture)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Aviculture — A vi*cul ture (?; 135), n. [L. avis bird + cultura culture.] (Zo[ o]l.) Rearing and care of birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aviculture — [ā′vi kul΄chər, av′əkul΄chər] n. [< L avis, bird + cultura, CULTURE] the raising and care of birds aviculturist n …   English World dictionary

  • Aviculture — L aviculture désigne toutes les sortes d élevage d oiseaux ou de volailles. Sommaire 1 Origine 2 Types d aviculture 2.1 Aviculture de production 2.1.1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • aviculture — paukštininkystė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Gyvulininkystės šaka – naminių paukščių auginimas. Pagrindinė produkcija – kiaušiniai, mėsa, papildomoji – plunksnos, pūkai, odos. Iš paukštienos perdirbimo gamybos atliekų… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • aviculture — noun Etymology: Latin avis + English culture Date: circa 1879 the raising and care of birds and especially of wild birds in captivity • aviculturist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aviculture — aviculturist, n. /ay vi kul cheuhr/, n. the rearing or keeping of birds. [1875 80; AVI + CULTURE] * * *       raising and care of wild birds in captivity, for the breeding of game stock, the perpetuation of declining species, or for display and… …   Universalium

  • aviculture — noun rearing and care of birds …   Wiktionary

  • aviculture — a·vi·cul·ture || eɪvɪkÊŒltʃə n. raising of birds, caring for birds …   English contemporary dictionary

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