Definition of pogonotrophy in English:

pogonotrophy

noun

  • The cultivation or growing of a beard.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Westminster Review. From Hellenistic Greek πωγωνοτροϕία (Plutarch) from ancient Greek πωγωνο-, combining form of πώγων beard + -τροϕία.

Pronunciation

pogonotrophy

/ˌpəʊɡəˈnɒtrəfi/