Husbandry definition

hŭzbən-drē
The application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding.
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Husbandry is defined as managing resources or caring for animals and crops.

Thrifty management of a household is an example of husbandry.

The practice of managing a farm, growing crops and breeding animals is an example of husbandry.

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The application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding.
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(archaic) Management of domestic affairs, resources, etc.
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Careful management or conservation of resources; economy.
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The act or practice of cultivating crops and breeding and raising livestock; agriculture.
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Careful, thrifty management; thrift; frugality.
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The science or art of farming.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
husbandry
Plural:
husbandries

Origin of husbandry

  • Middle English husbondri from huseband husband husband

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