horticulture etymology

English word horticulture comes from English culture, Latin hortus (Garden (in a Roman villa).)

Detailed word origin of horticulture

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
culture English (eng) (transitive) To increase the artistic or scientific interest (in something). (Compare cultivate.). (transitive) To maintain in an environment suitable for growth (especially of bacteria). (Compare cultivate.) (anthropology) Any knowledge passed from one generation to the next, not necessarily with respect to human beings.. (botany) Cultivation.. (cartography) The details on a map that do not [...]
hortus Latin (lat) Garden (in a Roman villa).
horticulture English (eng) Small-scale agriculture.. The art or science of cultivating gardens; gardening.

Words with the same origin as horticulture

Descendants of culture
apiculturist cultural culturalist culturally culturcide culturgen culturicidal culturicide culturism culturize cybercultural herpetocultural horticultural horticulturist intracultural microcultural multicultist multicultural noncultural pancultural pseudocultural sociocultural spatiocultural transcultural tricultural
Descendants of hortus
antenna backyard court garden garth hangar humility junkyard kindergarten orchard shipyard vineyard yard