geoponic

geoponic

[jee-uh-pon-ik]
adjective
of or pertaining to tillage or agriculture; agricultural.

Origin:
1600–10; < Greek geōponikós pertaining to husbandry, equivalent to geōpón(os) husbandman (geō- geo- + -ponos, agentive derivative of pónos work, labor + -ikos -ic

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To geoponic
Collins
World English Dictionary
geoponic (ˌdʒiːəʊˈpɒnɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to agriculture, esp as a science
2.  rural; rustic
 
[C17: from Greek geōponikos concerning land cultivation, from geōponein to till the soil, from geo- + ponein to labour]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature