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Noun: tiller  ti-lu(r)
  1. Lever used to turn the rudder on a boat
     
  2. A shoot that sprouts from the base of a grass
     
  3. Someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops)
     
  4. A farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)
    - cultivator
Verb: tiller  ti-lu(r)
  1. Grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers
    - stool

Derived forms: tillering, tillered, tillers

Type of: acquire, develop, farm machine, farmer, get, granger [US], grow, husbandman [archaic], lever, produce, shoot, sodbuster [N. Amer]

Part of: rudder

Encyclopedia: Tiller, Or