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permaculture

[pur-muh-kuhl-cher] /ˈpɜr məˌkʌl tʃər/
noun
1.
a system of cultivation intended to maintain permanent agriculture or horticulture by relying on renewable resources and a self-sustaining ecosystem.
Related forms
permaculturist, permaculturalist, noun
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permaculture

/ˈpɜːməˌkʌltʃə/
noun
1.
the practice of producing food, energy, etc, using ways that do not deplete the earth's natural resources
Word Origin
C20: coined by Bill Mollison (born 1928), Australian ecologist, from perma(nent agri)culture
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