Webster Definition for "culture"

1. cul. ture \'k*l-ch*r\ n [ME, fr. MF, fr. L cultura, fr. cultus, pp.] 1: CULTIVATION, TILLAGE 2: the act of developing the intellectual and moral faculties esp. by education 3: expert care and training { beauty ~} 4: enlightenment and excellence of taste acquired by intellectual and aesth etic training 5a: a particular stage of advancement in civilization 5b: the characteristic features of such a stage or state 5c: behavior typical of a group or class 6: cultivation of living material in prepared nutrient media; also :: a product of such cultivation

2. culture \'k* lch-(*-) rin\ vt or cul. tur. ing 1: CULTIVATE 2a: to grow in a prepared medium 2b: to start a culture from

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