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  • noun Plural form of cultivator.

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Examples

  • No information is available except on the pygmies, the forest aboriginals, whose life continues to be based on hunting and gathering, and the exchange of game for cereals grown by forest margin cultivators to balance their diet.

    Kahuzi-Biéga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • The cultivators were the _bona fide_ proprietors of the soil, subject to a very inconsiderable annual rent to the seigneur and to a fine of a twelfth upon a change of proprietor by sale, a condition which, as a matter of course, would in time become intolerable and demand that remedy which has since been applied.

    The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation Volume 1

  • Then came what we should call the "middle classes," or bourgeoisie, followed by the artisans and cultivators: it will be noticed that the artisans are here given rank over the cultivators, which is not in accord with either very ancient or very modern practice; this, indeed, places cultivators before both traders and artisans.

    Ancient China Simplified

  • With respect, again, to the condition of the cultivators, that is, in all respects, so different from the state of our agricultural gentlemen at home, that, even at the hazard of saying over again what has been stated a thousand times already, I must describe it at length.

    Germany, Bohemia, and Hungary, Visited in 1837. Vol. II

  • Lux, who graduated from San Jose State with a chemical engineering degree, said his company now owns hundreds of machines, called cultivators, which work around the clock.

    ScrippsNews - current events, culture, commentary, community

  • Lux, who graduated from San Jose State with a chemical engineering degree, said his company now owns hundreds of machines, called cultivators, which work around the clock.

    ScrippsNews - current events, culture, commentary, community

  • He reports to the Court of Directors, that the whole cotton produce of the district was taken, without leaving any portion of the avowed share of the Ryots, that is, the cultivators, at their own free disposal; and he says that they are not suffered to know what they shall get for it until after it has been far removed from their reach and from the country by exportation coastwise to Bombay; and he says further, that the Company's servants fixed the prices from ten to thirty per cent, under the general market rate in the districts that were not under the Company's rule.

    Speeches on Questions of Public Policy, Volume 1

  • Subspecies created as 'cultivators' and 'observers' who were left here to maintain detection devices, and which are seen in the saucer shaped vehicles you have observed these subspecies are essentially artificial creations, flesh robots, will assist in the harvesting process.

    Posthuman Blues

  • At any rate, as our civilization has developed, the forms under which our "cultivators" the "gods" manifest themselves changes also.

    Posthuman Blues

  • These tribes were distinguished by the names of GELEONTES (or TELEONTES) "cultivators," HOPLETES "warriors,"

    A Smaller history of Greece From the earliest times to the Roman conquest

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