- the science, art, or occupation concerned with cultivating land, raising crops, and feeding, breeding, and raising livestock; farming.
- the production of crops, livestock, or poultry.
- the science or occupation of cultivating land and rearing crops and livestock; farming; husbandryRelated adjective: geoponic
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.
- The science of cultivating land, producing crops, and raising livestock.