Agriculture Definition

ăgrĭ-kŭlchər
noun
The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming.
American Heritage
The science and art of farming; work or business of cultivating the soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
Webster's New World
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.
YourDictionary

The art or science of cultivating the ground, including the harvesting of crops, and the rearing and management of livestock; tillage; husbandry; farming.

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The science of cultivating land, producing crops, and raising livestock.
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Other Word Forms of Agriculture

Noun

Singular:
agriculture
Plural:
agricultures

Origin of Agriculture

  • Middle English from Latin agrīcultūra agrī genitive of ager field agro- in Indo-European roots cultūra cultivation culture

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

  • From Latin agricultura, from ager, "field" + cultura, "cultivation". See acre, and culture.

    From Wiktionary

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