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the rearing or keeping of birds.
Historical Examples

As things are now done in agriculture and in aviculture, however, very little can be expected along this line.
Valere Aude Louis Dechmann

Ten years ago aviculture had hardly been thought of as a school subject.
Our Domestic Birds John H. Robinson

The most important invention used in aviculture is the artificial incubator.
Our Domestic Birds John H. Robinson

the keeping and rearing of birds

1876, from French aviculture, from Latin avis “bird” (see aviary) + Latin cultura “cultivation” (see culture).


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