agricultural


agricultural

noun

  1. the science, art, or occupation concerned with cultivating land, raising crops, and feeding, breeding, and raising livestock; farming.
  2. the production of crops, livestock, or poultry.
  3. agronomy.

noun

  1. the science or occupation of cultivating land and rearing crops and livestock; farming; husbandryRelated adjective: geoponic
adj.

1776, from agriculture + -al (1). Related: Agriculturally; agriculturalist.

n.

mid-15c., from Late Latin agricultura “cultivation of the land,” compound of agri cultura “cultivation of land,” from agri, genitive of ager “a field” (see acre) + cultura “cultivation” (see culture (n.)). In Old English, the idea was expressed by eorðtilþ.

  1. The science of cultivating land, producing crops, and raising livestock.

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