geoponic

[jee-uh-pon-ik]

adjective

of or relating to tillage or agriculture; agricultural.

Nearby words

  1. geophysicist,
  2. geophysics,
  3. geophyte,
  4. geopolitical,
  5. geopolitics,
  6. geoponics,
  7. geopotential,
  8. geopressured,
  9. georama,
  10. geordie

Origin of geoponic

1600–10; < Greek geōponikós pertaining to husbandry, equivalent to geōpón(os) husbandman (geō- geo- + -ponos, agentive derivative of pónos work, labor + -ikos -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for geoponic

geoponic

adjective

of or relating to agriculture, esp as a science
rural; rustic

Word Origin for geoponic

C17: from Greek geōponikos concerning land cultivation, from geōponein to till the soil, from geo- + ponein to labour

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