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agrarian

a·grar·i·an

agrarian

 
 
pronunciation:
greI ri n
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: pertaining to the ownership, tenure, or cultivation of land.
The governments of developing countries must often give high priority to agrarian reforms.
synonyms:
agricultural, agronomical, field, landed
similar words:
pastoral, rural, terrestrial
definition 2: pertaining to farmers or farmers' groups and concerns.
synonyms:
agricultural, farming, pastoral, rural
similar words:
landed
definition 3: devoted to agriculture; rural; agricultural.
This candidate appeals to the agrarian part of the state.
synonyms:
agricultural, agrobiological, agronomical, rural
similar words:
landed
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a supporter of equitable land distribution and of agricultural interests.
similar words:
agriculturist, farmer, granger, husbandman
derivation: agrarianism (n.)
Word Parts
The word agrarian contains the following parts:
agr, agro, agri Latin root that means field, farm, crop
-arian Latin noun-forming suffix that means one believing in; one associated with; one having (age)