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Noun: agriculture  'ag-ru,kúl-chu(r)
  1. A large-scale farming enterprise
    - agribusiness, factory farm
     
  2. The practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    - farming, husbandry
     
  3. The class of people engaged in growing food
Noun: Agriculture
  1. The federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862
    - Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Department, USDA

Derived forms: agricultures

Type of: business, business enterprise, class, commercial enterprise, cultivation, executive department, social class, socio-economic class, stratum

Encyclopedia: Agriculture, forestry, and fishing in Japan