Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to, connected with, or engaged in agriculture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to agriculture; connected with, or engaged in, tillage
  • adjective (Zoöl.) a species of ant which gathers and stores seeds of grasses, for food. The remarkable species (Myrmica barbata) found in Texas clears circular areas and carefully cultivates its favorite grain, known as ant rice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to agriculture; connected with, or engaged in, tillage; as, the agricultural class; agricultural implements, wages, et cetera.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to rural matters
  • adjective relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming

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Examples

  • In the first place, there is very little of what we call agricultural land on the Islands.

    Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands

  • Rapid climate change will result in agricultural failure, flooding of highly populated coastal areas, dislocation, disease, migration, mass extinctions, political instability and human suffering.

    About: Blinded by Science

  • At the Gates Foundation, Shah helped launch the Global Development program and directly managed the foundation's nearly $1.3 billion portfolio of investments in agricultural development.

    Obama to name new USAID chief

  • “One year more,” he warned, while he delved in agricultural chemistry, soil analysis, farm management, and traveled

    CHAPTER VI

  • A 4.3% sales increase for its seeds and genomics division, which accounts for 70% of revenue, could not fully offset a 35% decline in agricultural productivity sales as overall revenue declined 10%.

    Monsanto Rallies Despite Red Ink

  • Zachriel: Rapid climate change will result in agricultural failure, flooding of highly populated coastal areas, dislocation, disease, migration, mass extinctions, political instability and human suffering.

    About: Blinded by Science

  • From the standpoint of global food prices and long-term agricultural development such actions may be counterproductive, but politically they are proving irresistible, particularly to countries in the Middle East that are concerned about popular uprisings.

    Robert Walker: A Global Food Fight

  • Rapid climate change will result in agricultural failure, flooding of highly populated coastal areas, dislocation, disease, migration, mass extinctions, political instability and human suffering.

    About: Blinded by Science

  • Virtually all the advances in agricultural technology, medicine, and technology of every kind, which the third world benefits from, comes from the developed world.

    About: Blinded by Science

  • It is most commonly used in agricultural applications.

    Atrazine update (Jack Bog's Blog)

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