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agritourism

[ag-ri-too r-iz-uh m] /ˌæg rɪˈtʊər ɪz əm/
noun
1.
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).
Related forms
agritourist, agrotourist, noun
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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

agritourism

/ˈæɡrɪˌtʊərɪzəm/
noun
1.
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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