1. cultivation of a beard; beard-growing.
2. the growing of facial hair; i.e, beardedness
Try as he might, Ryan could simply not master the art of pogonotrophy, and his roommates always laughed hysterically when he made his hopeful routine check in the mirror for any sign of peach fuzz.
I wanted to post a word my teacher used in math class, but I couldn't find it anywhere and concluded that it probably only referred to mathematics after all. And I do have a friend named Ryan who can't seem to grasp pogonotrophy. Is facial hair manly or something?