Permaculture definition

pûrmə-kŭlchər
A system of perennial agriculture emphasizing the use of renewable natural resources and the enrichment of local ecosystems.
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The design, installation and maintenance of indefinitely sustainable human communities set in balanced ecologies, both urban and rural.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
permaculture
Plural:
permacultures

Origin of permaculture

  • perma(nent) (agri)culture

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