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plant·er

 (plăn′tər)
n.
1.
a. One who plants.
b. A machine or tool for planting seeds.
2. The owner or manager of a plantation: cotton and rice planters.
3. An early settler or colonist.
4. A decorative container for a plant or small tree.

planter

(ˈplɑːntə)
n
1. (Agriculture) the owner or manager of a plantation
2. (Agriculture) a machine designed for rapid, uniform, and efficient planting of seeds in the ground
3. (Historical Terms) a colonizer or settler
4. (Furniture) a decorative pot or stand for house plants

plant•er

(ˈplæn tər, ˈplɑn-)

n.
1. a person who plants.
2. an implement for planting seeds.
3. the owner or manager of a plantation.
4. a colonist or new settler.
5. a container for growing ornamental plants.
[1350–1400; Middle English plaunter]

Planter

A farm implement designed to plant crop seed. There are several distinctly different avenues available for planting the many different sizes and shapes of seeds, but each of them consists of the same two basic operations. The first places the seeds in the desired location. The second properly covers them so that they are both protected from birds and kept moist enough to germinate. For the latter, there is a minimum depth of covering necessary. Depending on the crop and soil, this minimum depth varies but is on the order of an inch. There is also some maximum depth that can be used; otherwise, the fledgling plant will never be able to get to the surface.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Planter - the owner or manager of a plantationplanter - the owner or manager of a plantation
farmer, granger, husbandman, sodbuster - a person who operates a farm
2.planter - a worker who puts or sets seeds or seedlings into the ground
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
3.planter - a decorative pot for house plants
flowerpot, pot - a container in which plants are cultivated
Translations
حَوْضُ نَبَاتَاتصاحِب المَعْمَل أو المَزْرَعَه
-icekvětináčplantážník
plantageejerurtepotte
kasviruukku
teglenica
ültetvényes
plantekrueigandi
植木鉢
화분
plantážnik
kruka
กระถางต้นไม้
çiçek saksısıplântasyon sahibi
chậu cây

planter

[ˈplɑːntəʳ] N (= person) → plantador(a) m/f; (= plantation owner) → hacendado/a m/f (esp LAm) (Hist) (= settler) → colono/a m/f; (= machine) → plantadora f; (= pot) → tiesto m, maceta f

planter

[ˈplɑːntər] n
(= person) → planteur m
(= container) → pot m de fleurplant food nengrais mplant life nflore fplant pot n (British)pot m de fleurs

planter

nPflanzer(in) m(f); (= plantation owner also)Plantagenbesitzer(in) m(f); (= machine)Pflanzmaschine f; (= seed planter)Sämaschine f; (= plant pot)Übertopf m

planter

[ˈplɑːntəʳ] n (person) → piantatore/trice; (machine) → piantatrice f

plant

(plaːnt) noun
1. anything growing from the ground, having a stem, a root and leaves. flowering/tropical plants.
2. industrial machinery. engineering plant.
3. a factory.
verb
1. to put (something) into the ground so that it will grow. We have planted vegetables in the garden.
2. to make (a garden etc); to cause (a garden etc) to have (plants etc) growing in it. The garden was planted with shrubs; We're going to plant an orchard.
3. to place heavily or firmly. He planted himself between her and the door.
4. to put in someone's possession, especially as false evidence. He claimed that the police had planted the weapon on his brother.
planˈtation (plӕn-) noun
1. a place that has been planted with trees.
2. a piece of land or estate for growing certain crops, especially cotton, sugar, rubber, tea and tobacco. He owned a rubber plantation in Malaysia.
ˈplanter noun
the owner of a plantation for growing tea, rubber etc. a tea-planter.

Planter

حَوْضُ نَبَاتَات květináč urtepotte Blumentopf γλάστρα maceta kasviruukku pot de fleurs teglenica vaso 植木鉢 화분 plantenpot blomsterpotte doniczka vaso de planta, vaso para plantas цветочный горшок kruka กระถางต้นไม้ çiçek saksısı chậu cây 花盆
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Once settled at the plantation he seemed to like to sit upon the wide portico in the shade of one of the big Corinthian pillars, smoking his cigar lazily and listening attentively to Gaston's experience as a sugar planter.
It was more probable, therefore, that the descendants of a Pyncheon who had emigrated to Virginia, in some past generation, and became a great planter there,--hearing of Hepzibah's destitution, and impelled by the splendid generosity of character with which their Virginian mixture must have enriched the New England blood,--would send her a remittance of a thousand dollars, with a hint of repeating the favor annually.
Clare was the son of a wealthy planter of Louisiana.
Tom forged a bill of sale and sold him mother to an Arkansas cotton planter for a trifle over six hundred dollars.
In the course of his Narrative, he relates two in- stances of murderous cruelty,--in one of which a planter deliberately shot a slave belonging to a neigh- boring plantation, who had unintentionally gotten within his lordly domain in quest of fish; and in the other, an overseer blew out the brains of a slave who had fled to a stream of water to escape a bloody scourging.
Mason, a West India planter and merchant, was his old acquaintance.
Thus talking hand in hand alone they pass'd On to thir blissful Bower; it was a place Chos'n by the sovran Planter, when he fram'd All things to mans delightful use; the roofe Of thickest covert was inwoven shade Laurel and Mirtle, and what higher grew Of firm and fragrant leaf; on either side ACANTHUS, and each odorous bushie shrub Fenc'd up the verdant wall; each beauteous flour, IRIS all hues, Roses, and Gessamin Rear'd high thir flourisht heads between, and wrought Mosaic; underfoot the Violet, Crocus, and Hyacinth with rich inlay Broiderd the ground, more colour'd then with stone Of costliest Emblem: other Creature here Beast, Bird, Insect, or Worm durst enter none; Such was thir awe of man.
These were Captain Langford, the English officer before mentioned; a Virginian planter, who had come to Massachusetts on some political errand; a young Episcopal clergyman, the grandson of a British earl; and, lastly, the private secretary of Governor Shute, whose obsequiousness had won a sort of tolerance from Lady Eleanore.
From certain hints that had escaped him, Monsieur Le Quoi was suspected of having been a West- India planter, great numbers of whom had fled from St.
The planter, therefore, hired elephants by ones and twos and threes, and fell to work.
He was a civilian, if one might judge from his habit, which was that of a planter.
My uncle Elias emigrated to America when he was a young man and became a planter in Florida, where he was reported to have done very well.