georgic

[ jawr-jik ]
/ ˈdʒɔr dʒɪk /

adjective

noun

a poem on an agricultural theme.

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Origin of georgic

1505–15; <Latin geōrgicus<Greek geōrgikós, equivalent to geōrg(ós) husbandman (geō-geo- + -ourgos working, worker, akin to érgonwork) + -ikos-ic
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British Dictionary definitions for georgic

georgic
/ (ˈdʒɔːdʒɪk) /

adjective

literary agricultural

noun

a poem about rural or agricultural life

Word Origin for georgic

C16: from Latin geōrgicus, from Greek geōrgikos, from geōrgos farmer, from land, earth + -ourgos, from ergon work
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