Share this entry

pomiculture Line breaks: pomi|cul¦ture
Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊmɪˌkʌltʃə/

Definition of pomiculture in English:


[mass noun]
Example sentences
  • The Styrian as well as the Slovenian pomiculture is too small on its own, in order to persist in the long run on the global market.
  • Because of the researches conducted on plum tree breeding, the high number of varieties obtained, but also the value of the new varieties, Romania is situated in a premier position in international pomiculture.


Late 19th century: from Latin pomum 'fruit' + culture, on the pattern of words such as agriculture.

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day whippersnapper
Pronunciation: ˈ(h)wipərˌsnapər
a young, inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident...