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agronomy

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Noun
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CIDE DICTIONARY

agronomyn. [Gr. rural; as a noun, an overseer of the public lands; field + usage, to deal out, manage: cf. F. agronomie.].
     The management of land; rural economy; agriculture.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

agronomy, n. the science of soil management and crop production.

Derivative
agronomic adj. agronomical adj. agronomically adv. agronomist n.
Etymology
F agronomie f. agronome agriculturist f. Gk agros field + -nomos f. nemo arrange

ROGET THESAURUS

agronomy

Agriculture

N agriculture, cultivation, husbandry, farming, georgics, geoponics, tillage, agronomy, gardening, spade husbandry, vintage, horticulture, arboriculture, floriculture, landscape gardening, viticulture, husbandman, horticulturist, gardener, florist, agricultor, agriculturist, yeoman, farmer, cultivator, tiller of the soil, woodcutter, backwoodsman, granger, habitat, vigneron, viticulturist, Triptolemus, field, meadow, garden, botanic garden, winter garden, ornamental garden, flower garden, kitchen garden, market garden, hop garden, nursery, green house, hot house, conservatory, bed, border, seed plot, grassplot, grassplat, lawn, park, parterre, shrubbery, plantation, avenue, arboretum, pinery, pinetum, orchard, vineyard, vinery, orangery, farm, agricultural, agrarian, agrestic, arable, predial, rural, rustic, country, horticultural.


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