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cultivator

[kuhl-tuh-vey-ter] /ˈkʌl təˌveɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that cultivates.
2.
an implement drawn between rows of growing plants to loosen the earth and destroy weeds.
Origin of cultivator
1655-1665
1655-65; cultivate + -or2
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cultivator

/ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtə/
noun
1.
a farm implement equipped with shovels, blades, etc, used to break up soil and remove weeds
2.
a person or thing that cultivates
3.
a person who grows, tends, or improves plants or crops
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Word Origin and History for cultivator
n.

1660s, noun of action (in Latin form) from cultivate. As the name of an agricultural tool, from 1759.

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