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Noun: farmer  faa(r)-mu(r)
  1. A person who operates a farm
    - husbandman [archaic], granger [US], sodbuster [N. Amer]
  2. A person who works the land or keeps livestock, especially on a farm
Noun: Farmer  faa(r)-mu(r)
  1. United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (1920-1999)
    - James Farmer, James Leonard Farmer
  2. An expert on cooking whose cookbook has undergone many editions (1857-1915)
    - Fannie Farmer, Fannie Merritt Farmer

Derived forms: Farmers, farmers

Type of: civil rights activist, civil rights leader, civil rights worker, cook, creator

Encyclopedia: Farmer, North Carolina