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    Definition:
    Culture - (n.) The act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the culture of the soil.
    Culture - (n.) The act of, or any labor or means employed for, training, disciplining, or refining the moral and intellectual nature of man; as, the culture of the mind.
    Culture - (n.) The state of being cultivated; result of cultivation; physical improvement; enlightenment and discipline acquired by mental and moral training; civilization; refinement in manners and taste.
    Culture - (v. t.) To cultivate; to educate.
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    Agriculture - (n.) The art or science of cultivating the ground, including the harvesting of crops, and the rearing and management of live stock; tillage; husbandry; farming.
    Apiculture - (n.) Rearing of bees for their honey and wax.
    Arboriculture - (n.) The cultivation of trees and shrubs, chiefly for timber or for ornamental purposes.
    Aviculture - (n.) Rearing and care of birds.
    Cultured - (imp. & p. p.) of Culture
    Cultured - (a.) Under culture; cultivated.
    Cultured - (a.) Characterized by mental and moral training; disciplined; refined; well-educated.
    Cultureless - (a.) Having no culture.
    Domiculture - (n.) The art of house-keeping, cookery, etc.
    Floriculture - (n.) The cultivation of flowering plants.
    Horticulture - (n.) The cultivation of a garden or orchard; the art of cultivating gardens or orchards.
    Inculture - (n.) Want or neglect of cultivation or culture.
    Ostreaculture - (n.) The artificial cultivation of oysters.
    Pisciculture - (n.) Fish culture. See under Fish.
    Self-culture - (n.) Culture, training, or education of one's self by one's own efforts.
    Sericulture - (n.) The raising of silkworms.
    Silviculture - (n.) See Sylviculture.
    Stirpiculture - (n.) The breeding of special stocks or races.
    Sylviculture - (n.) The cultivation of forest trees for timber or other purposes; forestry; arboriculture.
    Terraculture - (n.) Cultivation on the earth; agriculture.
    Unculture - (n.) Want of culture.
    Viniculture - (n.) The cultivation of the vine, esp. for making wine; viticulture.
    Viticulture - (n.) The cultivation of the vine; grape growing.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Culture - n. 1 a intellectual and artistic achievement or expression (city lacking in culture). B refined appreciation of the arts etc. (person of culture). 2 customs, achievements, etc. Of a particular civilization or group (chinese culture). 3 improvement by mental or physical training. 4 cultivation of plants; rearing of bees etc. 5 quantity of micro-organisms and nutrient material supporting their growth. v. (-ring) maintain (bacteria etc.) In suitable growth conditions. [latin: related to *cultivate]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Agriculture - n. Cultivation of the soil and rearing of animals. agricultural adj. Agriculturalist n. [latin ager field]
    Apiculture - n. Bee-keeping. apiculturist n. [latin apis bee, *culture]
    Arboriculture - n. Cultivation of trees and shrubs. [latin arbor tree, after agriculture]
    Arboriculture - n. Cultivation of trees and shrubs. [latin arbor tree, after agriculture]
    Cultured - adj. Having refined taste etc.
    Cultured pearl - n. Pearl formed by an oyster after the insertion of a foreign body into its shell.
    Culture shock - n. Disorientation felt by a person subjected to an unfamiliar way of life.
    Culture vulture - n. Colloq. Person eager for cultural pursuits.
    Horticulture - n. Art of garden cultivation. horticultural adj. Horticulturist n. [latin hortus garden, *culture]
    Pop culture - n. Commercial culture based on popular taste.
    Silviculture - n. (also sylviculture) cultivation of forest trees. [latin silva a wood: related to *culture]
    Subculture - n. Distinct cultural group within a larger culture.
    Sylviculture - var. Of *silviculture.
    Viticulture - n. Cultivation of grapes. [latin vitis vine]

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