agro-industry

agro-industry

[ag-roh-in-duh-stree]
noun, plural agro-industries.
the large-scale production, processing, and packaging of food using modern equipment and methods.
Also, agroindustry.


Origin:
1965–70

agro-industrial, agroindustrial [ag-roh-in-duhs-tree-uhl] , adjective
agro-industrialist, agroindustrialist, noun
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