Agriculture meaning

ăgrĭ-kŭlchər
The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming.
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The science of cultivating land, producing crops, and raising livestock.
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The science and art of farming; work or business of cultivating the soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
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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 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.

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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