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georgic

[jawr-jik] /ˈdʒɔr dʒɪk/
adjective
noun
2.
a poem on an agricultural theme.
Origin of georgic
1505-1515
1505-15; < Latin geōrgicus < Greek geōrgikós, equivalent to geōrg(ós) husbandman (geō- geo- + -ourgos working, worker, akin to érgon work) + -ikos -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for georgic

georgic

/ˈdʒɔːdʒɪk/
adjective
1.
(literary) agricultural
noun
2.
a poem about rural or agricultural life
Word Origin
C16: from Latin geōrgicus, from Greek geōrgikos, from geōrgos farmer, from land, earth + -ourgos, from ergon work
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Word Origin and History for georgic

1510s, Georgics, title of Virgil's poems on rural life, from Latin georgica, from georgicus (adj.), from Greek georgikos "of a husbandman, agricultural," from ge "earth" + ergon "work" (see urge (v.)). As an adjective meaning "related to agriculture" from 1711.

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