Cultivator - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkʌltɪveɪtər|  American pronunciation of the word cultivator
Brit.  |ˈkʌltɪveɪtə|  British pronunciation of the word cultivator

noun

- someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil (syn: agriculturalist, agriculturist, grower, raiser)
- a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture) (syn: tiller)

Examples

...encountered an indigenous people who were experienced cultivators of the soil as well as highly skilled craftsmen...

Word forms

noun
singular: cultivator
plural: cultivators
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