Meaning of arboriculture in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɑːb(ə)rɪˌkʌltʃə/ /ɑːˈbɔːrɪˌkʌltʃə/

Translate arboriculture into Spanish


mass noun
  • The cultivation of trees and shrubs.

    ‘In recent years, short skills courses in arboriculture / tree surgery have been provided and these are now very popular.’
    • ‘So it is likely that the green cover actually came when the Government introduced arboriculture or the plantation of trees for timber.’
    • ‘Tree surgery, a scientific process which is a part of arboriculture or urban forestry, looks at the science of developing and maintaining trees.’
    • ‘Mr Power went on to study arboriculture (the principles and practices of tree care) at Merrist Wood College.’
    • ‘The Mediterranean soils of terra rossa on a limestone bedrock are suited to extensive cereal culture and to dry arboriculture.’
    • ‘He started college with the intent of majoring in soil science, with minors in horticulture and arboriculture.’
    • ‘This Part applies to arboriculture activities that involve pruning, repairing, maintaining or removing trees or cutting brush if a worker works at height and depends on the tree for support.’
    • ‘If the removal of the trees were to cause more problems, the arboriculture company should be asked to advise you how to minimise any damage.’


Early 19th century from Latin arbor ‘tree’ + culture, on the pattern of words such as agriculture.