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Meaning of CULTIVATOR

Pronunciation:  'kultu`veytur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)
  2. [n]  someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
 

CULTIVATOR is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: agriculturist, grower, raiser, tiller
 
 See Also: farm machine, farmer, fruit grower, granger, harrow, husbandman, sodbuster

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cul"ti*va`tor\ (k?l"t?-v?`t?r), n. [Cf. F.
cultivateur.]
1. One who cultivates; as, a cultivator of the soil; a
   cultivator of literature. --Whewell.

2. An agricultural implement used in the tillage of growing
   crops, to loosen the surface of the earth and kill the
   weeds; esp., a triangular frame set with small shares,
   drawn by a horse and by handles.

Note: In a broader signification it includes any complex
      implement for pulverizing or stirring the surface of
      the soil, as harrows, grubbers, horse hoes, etc.

 

 

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