Definitions for agrarianəˈgrɛər i ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a•grar•i•anəˈgrɛər i ən(adj.)
relating to land, land tenure, or the division of landed property.
pertaining to the promotion of agricultural interests:
an agrarian movement.
composed of or pertaining to farmers:
an agrarian co-op.
(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
agrarian, agricultural, farming(a)(adj)
relating to rural matters
"an agrarian (or agricultural) society"; "farming communities"
A person who advocates the political interests of working farmers
Of, or relating to, the ownership, tenure and cultivation of land
Agricultural or rural.
Origin: From agrarien, from agrarius, from stem of ager + -arius
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
wild; -- said of plants growing in the fields
one in favor of an equal division of landed property
an agrarian law
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