Meaning of olericulture in English:

olericulture

Pronunciation /ˈɒlərɪˌkʌltʃə/

See synonyms for olericulture

noun

US
  • The cultivation of edible plants, especially leafy vegetables and herbs; the branch of horticulture dealing with this.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Botanical Gazette. From classical Latin oleri-, olus, variant of holeri-, holus pot-herb + -culture, after agriculture, horticulture, etc.