an expert in the science of cultivating plants (fruit or flowers or vegetables or ornamental plants)
Syn: ↑horticulturist
Derivationally related forms: ↑horticulture (for: ↑horticulturist)
Hypernyms: ↑expert
Hyponyms: ↑gardener, ↑nurseryman
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Burbank, ↑Luther Burbank

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