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Meaning of HUSBANDRY

Pronunciation:  'huzbundree

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

HUSBANDRY is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: agriculture, farming
 See Also: animal husbandry, aquiculture, arboriculture, cultivation, dairy farming, dairying, gardening, harvest, harvest time, horticulture, hydroponics, mixed farming, planting, ranching, strip cropping, subsistence farming, tank farming, tilling, tree farming, truck farming



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hus"band*ry\, n.
1. Care of domestic affairs; economy; domestic management;

         There's husbandry in heaven; Their candles are all
         out.                                  --Shak.

2. The business of a husbandman, comprehending the various
   branches of agriculture; farming.

         Husbandry supplieth all things necessary for food.

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