Definitions for husbandryˈhʌz bən dri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hus•band•ryˈhʌz bən dri(n.)

  1. the cultivation of crops and the raising of livestock.

    Category: Agriculture, Animal Husbandry

  2. the application of scientific principles to farming.

    Category: Agriculture, Animal Husbandry

    Ref: Compare animal husbandry .

  3. careful or thrifty management; frugality, thrift, or conservation.

  4. Archaic.the management of domestic affairs or of resources generally.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farming, agriculture, husbandry(noun)

    the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock


  1. husbandry(Noun)

    The raising of livestock and the cultivation of crops; agriculture

  2. husbandry(Noun)

    The prudent management or conservation of resources

Webster Dictionary

  1. Husbandry(noun)

    care of domestic affairs; economy; domestic management; thrift

  2. Husbandry(noun)

    the business of a husbandman, comprehending the various branches of agriculture; farming

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management, especially of a farm or animals.

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