noun cul·ti·va·tor \ˈkəl-tə-ˌvā-tər\

: a person who prepares land for planting

: a tool or machine that is used to prepare the soil and kill weeds around growing plants

Full Definition of CULTIVATOR

:  one that cultivates; especially :  an implement for loosening the soil while crops are growing

Examples of CULTIVATOR

  1. <encountered an indigenous people who were experienced cultivators of the soil as well as highly skilled craftsmen>

First Known Use of CULTIVATOR


Rhymes with CULTIVATOR

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CULTIVATOR Defined for Kids


noun cul·ti·va·tor \ˈkəl-tə-ˌvā-tər\

Definition of CULTIVATOR for Kids

:  a tool or machine for loosening the soil between rows of a crop
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