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cultivated

[kuhl-tuh-vey-tid]
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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

First recorded in 1655–65; cultivate + -ed2
Related formsmis·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivenon·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivepseu·do·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivequa·si-cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivesem·i·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivesu·per·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectiveun·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivewell-cul·ti·vat·ed, adjective
Can be confusedcultivated 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

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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