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agrarian

[ uh-grair-ee-uhn ]
/ əˈgrɛər i ən /
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Definition of agrarian

adjective
relating to land, land tenure, or the division of landed property: agrarian laws.
pertaining to the advancement of agricultural groups: an agrarian movement.
composed of or pertaining to farmers: an agrarian co-op.
rural; agricultural.
growing in fields; wild: an agrarian plant.
noun
a person who favors the equal division of landed property and the advancement of agricultural groups.
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Origin of agrarian

1610–20; <Latin agrāri(us) (agr- stem of ager field, acre + -ārius-ary) + -an; cf. agrestal

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British Dictionary definitions for agrarian

agrarian
/ (əˈɡrɛərɪən) /

adjective
of or relating to land or its cultivation or to systems of dividing landed property
of or relating to rural or agricultural matters
noun
a person who favours the redistribution of landed property

Derived forms of agrarian

agrarianism, noun

Word Origin for agrarian

C16: from Latin agrārius, from ager field, land
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