puericulture

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See also: puériculture

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French puériculture. Compare agriculture, pisciculture, aquaculture, and so on.

Noun[edit]

puericulture (uncountable)

  1. The rearing of young children, conceived of as an art or science.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • William H. Schneider, Quality and Quantity: The Quest for Biological Regeneration in Twentieth-Century France, Cambridge University Press (2002), ISBN 9780521524612, pages 63–64.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

puericulture f

  1. plural form of puericultura