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Of or relating to agriculture or farming.

[Greek geōponikos, from geōponein, to till : geō-, geo- + ponein, to toil; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Agriculture) of or relating to agriculture, esp as a science
2. rural; rustic
[C17: from Greek geōponikos concerning land cultivation, from geōponein to till the soil, from geo- + ponein to labour]
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