Definitions for agrarianəˈgrɛər i ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•grar•i•anəˈgrɛər i ən(adj.)

  1. relating to land, land tenure, or the division of landed property.

  2. pertaining to the promotion of agricultural interests:

    an agrarian movement.

  3. composed of or pertaining to farmers:

    an agrarian co-op.

  4. rural; agricultural.

  5. (n.)a person who favors the equal division of landed property and the promotion of agricultural interests.

Origin of agrarian:

1610–20; < L agrāri(us) (agr- s. of ager field, acre+-ārius -ary ) + -an1

a•grar′i•an•ism(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agrarian, agricultural, farming(a)(adj)

    relating to rural matters

    "an agrarian (or agricultural) society"; "farming communities"

Wiktionary

  1. agrarian(Noun)

    A person who advocates the political interests of working farmers

  2. agrarian(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to, the ownership, tenure and cultivation of land

  3. agrarian(Adjective)

    Agricultural or rural.

  4. Origin: From agrarien, from agrarius, from stem of ager + -arius

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agrarian(adj)

    pertaining to fields, or lands, or their tenure; esp., relating to an equal or equitable division of lands; as, the agrarian laws of Rome, which distributed the conquered and other public lands among citizens

  2. Agrarian(adj)

    wild; -- said of plants growing in the fields

  3. Agrarian(noun)

    one in favor of an equal division of landed property

  4. Agrarian(noun)

    an agrarian law

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