a combining form meaning “field,” “soil,” “crop production,” used in the formation of compound words: agronomy.
- agrippa, marcus vipsanius,
- agrippina ii,
Origin of agro-
< Greek, combining form of agrós tilled land. See acre
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denoting fields, soil, or agricultureagronomy
Word Origin for agro-
from Greek agros field
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word-forming element meaning "pertaining to agriculture or cultivation," from Greek agro-, comb. form of agros "field" (see acre).
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