agriculture NOUN the science or practice of farming, including the rearing of crops and animals.
DERIVATIVES agricultural adjective agriculturalist noun agriculturally adverb agriculturist noun.
ORIGIN Latin agricultura, from ager 'field' + cultura 'cultivation' .

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