GRE Word List

HORTICULTURAL

pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops

Spring Vocabulary In English
Spring Vocabulary In English

The meaning of the word horticultural is pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops.

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patoislocal or provincial dialect
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inarticulatespeechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
pillorypunish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
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