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husbandry

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noun hus·band·ry \ˈhəz-bən-drē\

Simple Definition of husbandry

  • : the activity of raising plants or animals for food

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of husbandry

  1. 1 archaic :  the care of a household

  2. 2 :  the control or judicious use of resources :  conservation

  3. 3 a :  the cultivation or production of plants or animals :  agriculture b :  the scientific control and management of a branch of farming and especially of domestic animals

Examples of husbandry in a sentence

  1. <in accordance with his practice of good husbandry, he never buys anything on credit>

  2. <a family of winemakers whose tradition of vineyard husbandry goes back several generations>



14th Century

First Known Use of husbandry

14th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms


HUSBANDRY Defined for Kids

husbandry

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noun hus·band·ry \ˈhəz-bən-drē\

Definition of husbandry for Students

  1. 1 :  the management or wise use of resources :  thrift

  2. 2 :  the raising and management of plants or animals for food





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