What does agrarian mean?

Definitions for agrarianəˈgrɛər i ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word agrarian.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    relating to rural matters

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


  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

  5. Origin: [L. agrarius, fr. ager field.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Agrarian

    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. agrariusager, a field. See Acre.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of agrarian in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of agrarian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bev Laing:

    Delaware was a microcosm of the nation -- an industrial north and an agrarian south.

  2. David Katz:

    [Both of these regions] tend to be working the land, are agrarian and produce their own food.

  3. Francisco Garcia Cabeza de Vaca:

    We need to give certainty both to the ejido but also the chance, in a given moment, for the private sector to be able to work hand in hand with the agrarian collectives. This is the big issue.

  4. Mohini Mohan Mishra:

    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.

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