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[ag-ri-too r-iz-uh m] /ˌæg rɪˈtʊər ɪz əm/
tourism in which tourists take part in farm or village activities, as animal and crop care, cooking and cleaning, handicrafts, and entertainments.
Also, agrotourism [ag-roh-too r-iz-uh m] /ˌæg roʊˈtʊər ɪz əm/ (Show IPA).
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agritourist, agrotourist, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for agritourism
  • agritourism is rural tourism that focuses on agriculture, sometimes to the extent of living and working part time on a farm.
  • agritourism can also benefit the surrounding local community.
  • Known as agritourism, such activities are becoming an important economic boost for many farmers.
  • agritourism is a style of vacation that normally takes place on a farm.
  • They operate a pavilion on the farm where they host functions of all kinds and do agritourism, especially in the fall.
British Dictionary definitions for agritourism


tourism in which customers stay in accommodation on working farms and may have the opportunity to help with farm work
Derived Forms
agritourist, noun
Word Origin
C20: from agri(culture) + tourism
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