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cultivated

[kuhl-tuh-vey-tid] /ˈkʌl təˌveɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
prepared and used for raising crops; tilled:
cultivated land.
2.
produced or improved by cultivation, as a plant.
3.
educated; refined; cultured:
cultivated tastes.
Origin of cultivated
1655-1665
1655-65; cultivate + -ed2
Related forms
miscultivated, adjective
noncultivated, adjective
pseudocultivated, adjective
quasi-cultivated, adjective
semicultivated, adjective
supercultivated, adjective
uncultivated, adjective
well-cultivated, adjective
Can be confused
cultivated, cultured.
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Examples from the Web for non-cultivated
Historical Examples
  • Loureiro1678 gives it as cultivated and non-cultivated in China and Cochin-China.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle
  • For another species of the genus, he says that it is cultivated and non-cultivated, p. 569.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle
British Dictionary definitions for non-cultivated

cultivated

/ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
cultured, refined, or educated
2.
((of land or soil))
  1. subjected to tillage or cultivation
  2. tilled and broken up
3.
(of plants) specially bred or improved by cultivation
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