agriculturism (s) (noun) (no pl)
The business of cultivating the soil; tillage; husbandry; farming: Agriculturism includes the related activities of gathering in the crops and rearing livestock..
agriculturist, agriculturalist (s) (noun)
; agriculturists; agriculturalists (pl)
A student of the science of agriculture: An agriculturist
can also be a professed cultivator of the land or a farmer.
An agriculturist can be an expert who is involved with agriculture and gives advise to farmers.
agriecology (s) (noun)
, agriecologies (pl)
Ecology as applied to agriculture; agroecology: Agriecology is the study of the relationship between the environment and agricultural crops.
agrigenetics (s) (noun) (no pl)
Biotechnical research in plant breeding: Agrigenetics
is the attempt to control plant evolution by genetic manipulation and gene splicing to provide desirable new varieties, such as a (still experimental) strain of wheat with the soybean's capability of fertilizing its roots with airborne nitrogen.
Agrigeneticists has produced such new agricultural items as a redder, less watery commercial tomato and disease-resistant sugar cane.
Pertaining to land surveying: Jim's father was concerned with land management and agrimensorial practices in the subdivision of land.
agrimony (s) (noun)
, agrimonies (pl)
Any of various perennial herbaceous plants of the genus Agrimonia: Agrimonies
have pinnately compound leaves and spikelike clusters of small yellow flowers.
An agrimony can also be one of several similar or related plants, such as the hemp agrimony.
agrimotor (s) (noun)
, agrimotors (pl)
A motorized tractor for agricultural work: Jim's uncle had an agrimotor which he used on his farm.
agriologist (s) (noun)
, agriologists (pl)
Someone who is versed in the history and customs of primitive or uncivilized peoples: Mary's mother was an agriologist who was an expert in the comparison of prinitve, illiterate, and "savage" cultures.
agriology (s) (noun)
, agriologies (pl)
The comparative study of the history and customs of primitivenor uncivilized people: Mary's mother worked with others in the field of agriology, which involved the related historical aspects and traditions of very early, illiterate, and "savage" people.
agriomania, agriothymia (s) (noun)
; agriomanias; agriothymias (pl)
An obsolete or out dated term for a wild, ferocious mania or insanity: Ivy read in one of her grandfather's old books about agriomania, a term used for a person who was supposed to be crazy or mad, and fierce and violent.
agriproduct (s) (noun)
, agriproducts (pl)
Results derived from agricultural efforts: Grace's parents had a farm and they sold the agriproducts that the harvested in the fall, like apples and pumpkins.
agritechnology, agritech (s) (noun)
, agritechnolgies (pl)
Current technology applied to agriculture; agrotechnology: Agritechnology includes marketing, products grown, livestock breeding and care, horticulture, landscape operations, and turf management.
agritourism (s) (noun) (no pl)
A form of sightseeing in which visitors stay in farms or agricultural villages, either to experience farm life, or to explore the farms: Many farmers are making extra money with agritourism by providing all kinds of entertainment for those who come to participate in a variety of activities on farms.
Referring to a wildlife community on cultivated land: The property that Mr. Simmons owned included an area of agrium land in addition to the farming acreage.
agrizoiatrist (s) (noun)
, agrizoiatrists (pl)
A veterinarian who deals with wild animals: Mr. Dawson worked as an agrizoiatrist with the rangers of the large forest and cared for the deer, bears, rabbits, and wild boars.
Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "land, ground, fields, soil, dirt, mud, clay, earth (world)":