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[ag-ri-kuhl-cher-ist] /ˌæg rɪˈkʌl tʃər ɪst/
a farmer.
an expert in agriculture.
Also, agriculturalist
[ag-ri-kuhl-cher-uh-list] /ˌæg rɪˈkʌl tʃər ə lɪst/ (Show IPA)
Origin of agriculturist
1750-60; agriculture + -ist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Antiseptics are a source of serious danger to the agriculturist.

    The Dwelling House George Vivian Poore
  • The agriculturist does not pretend that he has created the corn; but he has given it its value.

  • The chief employment of the Ashantee agriculturist is clearing the ground from the rank, luxuriant growth which covers it.

  • Another friend of the agriculturist is the Phymata erosa (Fig. 263).

    Our Common Insects Alpheus Spring Packard
  • And, further, will they do so sufficiently to enable the agriculturist to meet the ever-increasing weight which presses on him?

    The Hills and the Vale Richard Jefferies
  • For how should we clothe ourselves, how nourish ourselves, without the agriculturist?

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • But he was not himself an agriculturist or an ex-agriculturist.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • Women are a sore trial to the patience of the agriculturist in a busy time.

    The Toilers of the Field Richard Jefferies
  • There is no doubt the crow is a damage to the agriculturist.

  • Whether this is a gain or loss to the agriculturist, is not for us to determine.

    Farm drainage Henry Flagg French

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