agriculturist


agriculturist
agriculture NOUN the science or practice of farming, including the rearing of crops and animals.
DERIVATIVES agricultural adjective agriculturalist noun agriculturally adverb agriculturist noun.
ORIGIN Latin agricultura, from ager 'field' + cultura 'cultivation' .

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  • Agriculturist — Ag ri*cul tur*ist, n. One engaged or skilled in agriculture; a husbandman. [1913 Webster] The farmer is always a practitioner, the agriculturist may be a mere theorist. Crabb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agriculturist — [ag΄ri kul′chər əl istag΄ri kul′chər ist] n. 1. an agricultural expert 2. a farmer: Also agriculturalist [ag΄ri kul′chər əl ist] …   English World dictionary

  • agriculturist — noun see agriculture …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • agriculturist — /ag ri kul cheuhr ist/, n. 1. a farmer. 2. an expert in agriculture. Also, agriculturalist /ag ri kul cheuhr euh list/. [1750 60; AGRICULTURE + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • agriculturist — 1. noun One who practices agriculture, a farmer, a gardener. 2. adjective Of or pertaining to agriculture or agriculturists …   Wiktionary

  • agriculturist — Synonyms and related words: Bauer, agriculturalist, agrologist, agronomist, coffee planter, collective farm worker, crofter, cropper, cultivator, dirt farmer, dry farmer, farm laborer, farmer, farmhand, gentleman farmer, granger, grower,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • agriculturist — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. farmer, agronomist, farm expert; see farmer …   English dictionary for students

  • agriculturist — ag·ri cul·tur·ist || ‚ægrɪ kÊŒltʃərɪst n. farmer; expert on farming or raising livestock …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agriculturist — n. Husbandman, farmer, tiller of the ground, cultivator of the soil, agriculturalist …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • agriculturist — n 1. farmer, granger, husbandman, animal husbandman, Fr. fermier, Sp. campesino; cultivator, tiller, horticulturist, gardener, cropper, U.S. truck farmer, Archaic, or Hist. yeoman; viticulturist, viticulturer, grape grower. 2. agronomist,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder