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cultivator Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; raiser; grower; agriculturist.
  2. noun a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)
    tiller.
WordNet

Cul"ti*va`tor noun
Etymology
Cf. F. cultivateur.
Definitions
  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. ✍ In a broader signification it includes any complex implement for pulverizing or stirring the surface of the soil, as harrows, grubbers, horse hoes, etc.

Webster 1913


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