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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AGRICULTURE

We have made enormous strides in science and industry and agriculture.

One son, Norman A., is engaged in agriculture in the neighborhood of the city.

Agriculture, gardening, and the chase had not absorbed all the strength at our disposal.

He had devoted himself to agriculture—to agriculture in the Chamber.

There are several ways in which agriculture may be attacked.

Our agriculture is precarious, and 27 every carrot is bought by the sweat of our brow.

This section is especially rich in industries, mines, and agriculture.

The list of labor-saving machinery in agriculture is by no means exhausted.

In vain it was wisely urged that protection to commerce is protection to agriculture.

Is knowledge—a knowledge of those sciences which are intimately connected with agriculture as an art—of no value to the farmer?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Late Latin agricultura "cultivation of the land," compound of agri cultura "cultivation of land," from agri, genitive of ager "a field" (see acre) + cultura "cultivation" (see culture (n.)). In Old English, the idea was expressed by eorðtilþ.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AGRICULTURE

culture

noundevelopment of land
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