from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A farmer who does all the work on his or her property.

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

  • noun A subsistence farmer; a farmer with no hired hands.
  • noun A farmer who is too poor to use, or unable to use, irrigation.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.