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orchardist

[awr-cher-dist]
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noun
  1. a person who owns, manages, or cultivates an orchard.
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Origin of orchardist

First recorded in 1785–95; orchard + -ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for orchardist

Historical Examples

  • So they shut up the rivers in the caons and the day of the orchardist began.

    California

    Mary Austin

  • How does this conservation of moisture aid the farmer and orchardist?

  • Cold storage will solve this difficulty of the orchardist; we hope it will prove a success.

    The Apple

    Various

  • Though a good apple it is one more deserving the attention of the orchardist than the fruit gardener.

    British Pomology

    Robert Hogg

  • The more thoroughly the preparation of the soil, the greater will be the success of the orchardist.

    American Pomology

    J. A. Warder