cult-, -cultural, -culture, -cultures, -culturally, -cultrist

(Latin: to care for, to till [the ground], to cherish; to dwell, to inhabit)

arboriculturist (s) (noun), arboriculturists (pl)
1. Someone who cultivates trees and shrubs for lumber use or for ornamental reasons.
2. Someone who is trained in forestry.
aviculture (s) (noun), avicultures (pl)
The raising, keeping, and care of birds in cages, aviaries, or other enclosures: One form of aviculture involves growing birds for pet stores; especially, canaries and other small species.

Sometimes aviculture is also used to keep birds in captivity for biological studies.

The raising or taking care of birds.
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aviculturist (s) (noun), aviculturists (pl)
A person who cares for and rears birds in cages, aviaries, or other kinds of enclosures.
bicultural (adjective), more bicultural, most bicultural
1. Of, pertaining to, or combining two cultures.
2. Relating to two distinct cultures in one nation or geographic region; for example, bicultural education.
biopyocultured (adjective), more biopyocultured, most biopyocultured
A reference to the preparation of pus with living cells which were developed for medical purposes.
boviculture (s) (noun), bovicultures (pl)
The production of cattle for meat or milk.
caniculture (s) (noun), canicultures (pl)
The breeding and rearing of dogs.
capilliculture (s) (noun), capillicultures (pl)
The prevention and cure of baldness.
citriculture (s) (noun), citricultures (pl)
The cultivation of citrus fruits or products; such as, oranges, lemons, grapefruit, and limes; as well as related fruit; such as khumquat, mandarin, tangelo, citrange, and shaddock.
citriculturist (s) (noun), citriculturists (pl)
Someone who cultivates citrus fruits or products for commercial purposes.
contraculture (s) (noun), contracultures (pl)
The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievements regarded collectively: A contraculture usually consists of smaller groups that have values or beliefs that are directly opposite to those which are accepted by most of the people of a country or area of that nation.
coprocultural research (s) (noun), coprocultural researches (pl)
Feces for the cultivation and detection of pathogenic micro-organisms.
cult (s) (noun), cults (pl)
1. From Latin cultus "cultivation, care, attention, worship", from cult-, stem of colere "to till, cultivate, attend to".
2. A religion or religious sect generally considered to be extremist or false, with its followers often living in an unconventional manner under the guidance of an authoritarian, charismatic leader.
3. A system or community of religious worship and ritual.
4. Usually nonscientific method or regimen claimed by its originator to have exclusive or exceptional power in curing a particular disease.
5. Obsessive, especially faddish, devotion to or veneration for a person, principle, or thing.
6. An exclusive group of people sharing an esoteric, usually artistic or intellectual interest.

Latin colere meant "inhabit, cultivate", and also "worship". The notion of "inhabiting" is reflected in its descendant colony, but its past participial stem cult- has bequeathed us other aspects of its meaning.

"Worship" is represented by cult which was acquired via French culte or directly from Latin cultus.

"Developing the land" appears in cultivate, from the medieval Latin derivative cultivare, and by metaphorical extension in culture, from French culture, which originally meant "piece of tilled land".

cultic (adjective), more cultic, most cultic
cultigen (s) (noun), cultigens (pl)
1. A cultivated plant of unknown or obscure taxonomic origin.
2. An organism, especially a cultivated plant; such as, a banana, not known to have a wild or uncultivated counterpart.