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noun pl. gentlemen-farmers
a wealthy man who farms as an avocation
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noun pl. gentlemen farmersThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A man of independent means who farms chiefly for pleasure rather than income.