Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The business of cultivating land, raising stocks etc.
  • adj. Pertaining to the agricultural business.
  • adj. Raising livestock or fish.
  • v. Present participle of farm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming
  • n. The business of cultivating land.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The practice of letting or leasing taxes, revenue, etc., for collection.
  • n. The business of collecting taxes. See farm, transitive verb
  • n. The business of cultivating land, or employing it for the purposes of husbandry; agriculture; husbandry.
  • Pertaining to farms or agriculture: as, farming tools.
  • n. The commercial production of any plant (even horticultural) or animal which has an economic value: as, fruit-farming, perfumery-farming (growing flowers for extraction of perfumery-oils), ostrich-farming (for feathers), cat-farming (for fur), etc.

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

  • n. the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
  • adj. relating to rural matters
  • n. agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life

Etymologies

From farm + -ing (Wiktionary)

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