[hawr-ti-kuhl-cher] /ˈhɔr tɪˌkʌl tʃər/
the cultivation of a garden, orchard, or nursery; the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants.
the science and art of cultivating such plants.
the art or science of cultivating gardens
1670s, “cultivation of a garden,” fabricated from Latin hortus “garden” (see yard (n.1)) + cultura (see culture); probably on model of agriculture. Famously punned upon by Dorothy Parker.
The science of cultivating garden plants.
[hawr-tn] /ˈhɔr tn/ noun 1. a river in the N Northwest Territories, Canada, flowing NW to Franklin Bay on the Beaufort Sea. 275 miles (443 km) long.
[hawr-tuh s sik-uh s] /ˈhɔr təs ˈsɪk əs/ noun 1. a collection of dried plants; herbarium. /ˈhɔːtəs ˈsɪkəs/ noun 1. a less common name for herbarium
[hawr-uh s, hohr-] /ˈhɔr əs, ˈhoʊr-/ noun, Egyptian Religion. 1. a solar deity, regarded as either the son or the brother of Isis and Osiris, and usually represented as a falcon or as a man with the head of a falcon. /ˈhɔːrəs/ noun 1. a solar god of Egyptian mythology, usually depicted with a falcon’s […]
refuge. (1.) A place on the border of the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:29), a little to the south of Zidon. (2.) A Levite of the family of Merari (1 Chr. 16:38).