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ag·ri·cul·ture

 (ăg′rĭ-kŭl′chər)
n.
The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming.

[Middle English, from Latin agrīcultūra : agrī, genitive of ager, field; see agro- in Indo-European roots + cultūra, cultivation; see culture.]

ag′ri·cul′tur·al adj.
ag′ri·cul′tur·al·ly adv.
ag′ri·cul′tur·ist, ag′ri·cul′tur·al·ist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agricultural - relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farmingagricultural - relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming; "agricultural engineering"; "modern agricultural (or farming) methods"; "agricultural (or farm) equipment"; "an agricultural college"
2.agricultural - relating to rural mattersagricultural - relating to rural matters; "an agrarian (or agricultural) society"; "farming communities"
rural - living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"

agricultural

adjective farming, country, rural, rustic, agrarian, agronomic, agronomical, agrestic traditional agricultural societies
Translations
زِرَاعِيزِرَاعِيّ
zemědělský
landbrugs-jordbrugs-
maatalous-
poljoprivredni
mezőgazdasági
landbúnaîar-, jarîyrkju-
農業の
농업의
kmetijski
jordbruks-
ที่เกี่ยวกับเกษตรกรรม
tarımsalziraî
thuộc nông nghiệp

agricultural

[ˌægrɪˈkʌltʃərəl]
A. ADJagrícola
B. CPD agricultural college Nescuela f de agricultura
agricultural expert Nperito/a m/f agrónomo/a
agricultural show Nferia f agrícola or de campo
agricultural subsidy Nsubvención f agrícola

agricultural

[ˌægrɪˈkʌltʃərəl] adjagricoleagricultural run-off nrejets mpl agricoles

agricultural

adj produce, production, expert, tool etclandwirtschaftlich; agricultural countryAgrarland nt; the agricultural country in the northdas landwirtschaftliche Gebiet im Norden; agricultural ministryLandwirtschaftsministerium nt; agricultural market (in EU) → Agrarmarkt; agricultural nationAgrarstaat m, → Agrarland nt; agricultural policyAgrarpolitik f; agricultural reformAgrarreform f; agricultural workerLandarbeiter(in) m(f)

agricultural

[ˌægrɪˈkʌltʃrl] adj (gen) → agricolo/a; (college, studies) → agrario/a
agricultural expert → agronomo/a

agriculture

(ˈӕgrikaltʃə) noun
(the science of) the cultivation of land. He is studying agriculture.
ˌagriˈcultural adjective

agricultural

زِرَاعِيّ zemědělský landbrugs- landwirtschaftlich γεωργικός agrícola maatalous- agricole poljoprivredni agricolo 農業の 농업의 agrarisch landbruks- rolniczy agrícola сельскохозяйственный jordbruks- ที่เกี่ยวกับเกษตรกรรม tarımsal thuộc nông nghiệp 农业的

agricultural

adj agrícola
References in classic literature ?
Her monstrosities in the way of cattle would have taken prizes at an agricultural fair, and the perilous pitching of her vessels would have produced seasickness in the most nautical observer, if the utter disregard to all known rules of shipbuilding and rigging had not convulsed him with laughter at the first glance.
The most favorable climate and soil for each product selected; the exact requirements of the community known, and the acreage figured accordingly; the most improved machinery employed, under the direction of expert agricultural chemists
The general prevalence of agricultural pursuits of a quiet and gradual nature, not requiring those periodic seasons of hurry and pressure that are called for in the business of more southern districts, makes the task of the negro a more healthful and reasonable one; while the master, content with a more gradual style of acquisition, has not those temptations to hardheartedness which always overcome frail human nature when the prospect of sudden and rapid gain is weighed in the balance, with no heavier counterpoise than the interests of the helpless and unprotected.
Wednesday 's a holiday on account of Miss Dearborn's going home to her sister's wedding, and the Cobbs and Perkinses want to go down to the Agricultural Fair.
He reads the Agricultural Reports, and some other books that lay in one of the window seatsbut he reads all them to himself.
Here, in book Number One, are all my Districts mapped out, with the prevalent public feeling to appeal to in each: Military District, Clerical District, Agricultural District; et cetera, et cetera.
I am about to establish myself in one of the provincial towns of our favoured island (where the society may be described as a happy admixture of the agricultural and the clerical), in immediate connexion with one of the learned professions.
It is only now and then in some very remote and backward agricultural district that an antiquarian may still discover a square house.
Before I retired for the night he promised to give me a letter to a nearby agricultural officer who would help me on my way to Zodanga, which he said, was the nearest Martian city.
Petersburg it was autumn--a season when, in the country, the weather is clear and keen and bright, all agricultural labour has come to an end, the great sheaves of corn are safely garnered in the byre, and the birds are flying hither and thither in clamorous flocks.
But you've not got many Methodists about here, surely--in this agricultural spot?
This uncle was Thomas Melville, president of the Berkshire Agricultural Society, and a successful gentleman farmer.

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