Agrarian Definition

ə-grârē-ən
adjective
Relating to the cultivation of land; agricultural.
An agrarian economy.
American Heritage
Relating to land or to the ownership or division of land.
Webster's New World
Relating to or concerning the land and its ownership, cultivation, and tenure.
Agrarian reform.
American Heritage
Of agriculture or farmers generally.
Webster's New World
Promoting land reform or the interests of farmers.
Webster's New World
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noun
A person who favors equitable distribution of land.
American Heritage
A person who advocates agrarian reform, esp. a more equitable division of land.
Webster's New World
A person who advocates the political interests of working farmers.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Agrarian

Noun

Singular:
agrarian
Plural:
agrarians

Origin of Agrarian

  • From Latin agrārius relating to the land from ager agr- field agro- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French agrarien, from Latin agrarius (“of the land”), from stem of ager (“field”) + -arius

    From Wiktionary

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