Definition of petite culture in US English:

petite culture

noun

  • Small-scale farming.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Stuart Mill (1806–1873), philosopher, economist, and advocate of women's rights. From French petite culture from petite, feminine of petit + culture.

Pronunciation

petite culture

/pəˌtiːt kʌlˈt(j)ʊə/