farming etymology

English word farming comes from English farm, English landlubber

Detailed word origin of farming

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
farm English (eng) (intransitive) To work on a farm, especially in the growing and harvesting of crops.. (obsolete) To lease or let for an equivalent, e.g. land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.. (obsolete) To take at a certain rent or rate.. (transitive) To devote (land) to farming.. (transitive) To grow (a particular crop).. (video games, chiefly, online gaming) To engage in grinding (repetitive [...]
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
farming English (eng) Pertaining to the agricultural business.. Raising livestock or fish. A farming operation; a farm, or instance of farming on a piece of land.. The business of cultivating land, raising stocks etc.

Words with the same origin as farming

Descendants of landlubber