English word agriculture comes from a combination of the Latin words agrum (form of "ager", meaning "field, farm, land, estate") and cultura ("growing, cultivation"), and later agricultura (agriculture, farming).
Agriculture detailed word origin explanation
|agrum || Latin (lat) ||Accusative singular form of "ager" meaning field, farm, land |
|cultura || Latin (lat) ||Care, cultivation; agriculture, tillage, husbandry. Culture, cultivation. |
|agricultura || Latin (lat) ||Agriculture, farming. |
|agriculture || English (eng) ||The art or science of cultivating the ground, including the harvesting of crops, and the rearing and management of livestock. |
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