agriculturist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n agriculturist someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Agriculturist One engaged or skilled in agriculture; a husbandman. "The farmer is always a practitioner, the agriculturist may be a mere theorist."
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n agriculturist One occupied in cultivating the ground; a husbandman. Also written agriculturalist.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Agriculturist one skilled in agriculture: a farmer—also Agricult′uralist
    • ***

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. agriculturaager, a field, cultura, cultivation. See Culture.

Usage

In literature:

When Caesar landed in Britain, the natives were agriculturists, densely planted.
"Notes and Queries, Number 233, April 15, 1854" by Various
It is also a great lover of lemmings, and in the destruction of these quadruped pests does infinite service to the agriculturist.
"Birds Illustrated by Color Photography [June, 1897]" by Various
This is one of the most important matters, that can engage the attention of agriculturists of the present day.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
Reports from the reservation agriculturists, whose work was to help the Indians along farming lines, were not encouraging.
"Mystery Ranch" by Arthur Chapman
It is doubtful whether the bill will pass, as most of the members are agriculturists.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Translated, with Notes, etc., by George Law, Agriculturist.
"The Elements of Agriculture" by George E. Waring
Others advocated a kind of communism, in which associations of agriculturists were to work the soil.
"Violence and the Labor Movement" by Robert Hunter
As Mr. Saunders points out, the mission had suffered greatly through the lack of a skilled agriculturist.
"A History of the English Church in New Zealand" by Henry Thomas Purchas
What did the poor agriculturist know of what was good for the country?
"Banked Fires" by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
Women are everywhere the primitive agriculturists.
"The Position of Woman in Primitive Society" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
***

In news:

Being a sugar company agriculturist entails wearing a lot of hats.
Longtime contributor named Manatee's Agriculturist of the Year.
Robert Russell (Bud) Lyon, a well-known Iowa agriculturist Jersey Breeder, died Saturday, December 19, 2009, at Sunrise Hill Care Center, Traer after an extended illness.
The Western Sugar Cooperative has seen good yields at about 32 tons of sugar beets per acre, and only about 60 to 70 acres still need to be harvested, said Mike Otto, senior agriculturist for the co-op.
Renown Agriculturist Discredits Anti-Farming Movement Guru.
"Agriculturists -- it's time for us to stand up ," encourages Jasmine Dillon, a graduate student in animal breeding at Texas A&M University in a YouTube video.
***