Originally from Latinager, agrī, re-inforced by English agriculture (itself deriving from the original Latin root).
Cognate (via Proto-Indo-European) to English acre; Latin root (plus per-) also root of peregrine, pilgrim.
Agri- Sentence Examples
It is traversed by five rivers, the Bradano, Basento, Cavone or Salandrella, Agri and Sinni.
This led to the disappearance of the agri cultural population, to a decline in public safety, and to the spread of malaria in many parts; indeed, it is quite possible that it was not introduced into Latium before the 4th century B.C. The evil increased in the later period of the Republic, and many of the old towns of Latium sank into a very decayed condition; with this the continual competition of the provinces as sources of food-supply no doubt had a good deal to do.
The expenses in a rural parish are defrayed by means of a rate raised with, and as part of, the poor rate, with a qualification to the effect that agri cultural land, market gardens and nursery grounds are to be assessed to the rate at one-third only of their rateable value.
Of these the most important are - the Bradanus (Bradano), the Casuentus (Basiento), the Aciris (Agri), and the Siris (Sinno).
Among other provincial agencies for Agri imparting information there are farmers' institutes, cultural travelling dairies, live-stock associations, farmers', dairymen's, seed-growers', and fruit-growers' associa- tions tions, and agricultural and horticultural societies.