What does agrarian mean?
Definitions for agrarian
əˈgrɛər i ənagrar·i·an
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word agrarian.
agrarian, agricultural, farming(a)adjective
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.
Etymology: From agrarien, from agrarius, from stem of ager + -arius
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Relating to fields or grounds; a word seldom used but in the Roman history, where there is mention of the agrarian law.
Etymology: agrarius, Lat.
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
Etymology: [L. agrarius, fr. ager field.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ag-rā′ri-an, adj. relating to land, or its management, as in 'agrarian crime,' &c., applied esp. to Roman laws for the equal distribution of the public lands: rural.—n. Agrā′rianism, an equal division of lands: a political movement in favour of interference with the ordinary conditions of private property in land. [L. agrarius—ager, a field. See Acre.]
The numerical value of agrarian in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of agrarian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of agrarian in a Sentence
Aviation is an incredible enabler of economic growth, both domestically and internationally, without it, you take it back to an almost agrarian economy, trying to operate with a railroad network.
Delaware was a microcosm of the nation -- an industrial north and an agrarian south.
The field trials will destroy the entire agrarian economy of this country because they have no clue about the long term impact, they have been blinded by the western corporates and we will not let them commit this blunder.
[Both of these regions] tend to be working the land, are agrarian and produce their own food.
It seems that their bodies are in the information age but their minds are still in the agrarian age, their behavior shows not just an ignorance of how science and innovation works today, but also their own lack of confidence.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for agrarian
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- Agrar-, agrarischGerman
- agraarinen, maanviljelysFinnish
- 農業, 農民Japanese
- земе́льный, агра́рныйRussian
Get even more translations for agrarian »
Find a translation for the agrarian definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"agrarian." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 24 Mar. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/agrarian>.
Discuss these agrarian definitions with the community:
We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.
If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly.
You need to be logged in to favorite.