- the science, art, or occupation concerned with cultivating land, raising crops, and feeding, breeding, and raising livestock; farming.
- the production of crops, livestock, or poultry.
Origin of agriculture
1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French < Latin agrīcultūra, equivalent to agrī (genitive singular of ager) field + cultūra culture
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Examples from the Web for agriculturally
Agriculturally, it is the richest country of its size in the world.Where the Strange Trails Go Down
E. Alexander Powell
Mica mining is the exciting industry, but it is agriculturally a good country.On Horseback
Charles Dudley Warner
Worcester and Middlesex counties are agriculturally foremost.
This part of the country had been agriculturally dead since the Ten Years' War.Pioneering in Cuba
James Meade Adams
In its way there has been nothing like it agriculturally in our time.The Foundations of Japan
J.W. Robertson Scott
- the science or occupation of cultivating land and rearing crops and livestock; farming; husbandryRelated adjective: geoponic
C17: from Latin agricultūra, from ager field, land + cultūra culture
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Word Origin and History for agriculturally
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The science of cultivating land, producing crops, and raising livestock.
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