- The definition of agriculture is the science, art and business of farming and ranching.
Commercial farms and ranches which provide vegetables and meat to the general public are examples of agriculture.
Origin: French ; from Classical Latin agricultura ; from ager, a field (see acre) plush cultura, cultivation
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Origin: Middle English, from Latin agrīcultūra : agrī, genitive of ager, field; see agro- in Indo-European roots + cultūra, cultivation; see culture.
- agˌri·culˈtur·al adjective
- agˌri·culˈtur·al·ly adverb
- agˌri·culˈtur·ist, agˌri·culˈtur·al·ist noun
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