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dry farming

noun
Origin of dry farming
1875-1880
1875-80

dry-farm

[drahy-fahrm] /ˈdraɪˌfɑrm/
verb (used without object)
1.
to engage in dryland farming.
verb (used with object)
2.
to grow (a specified crop) by means of dryland farming.
Origin
1915-20, Americanism
Related forms
dry farmer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dry farming

dry farming

noun
1.
a system of growing crops in arid or semiarid regions without artificial irrigation, by reducing evaporation and by special methods of tillage
Derived Forms
dry farmer, noun
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