aggie

noun (1), often capitalized
ag·​gie | \ ˈa-gē How to pronounce aggie (audio) \

Definition of aggie

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an agricultural school or college also : a student at such an institution

aggie

noun (2)

Definition of aggie (Entry 2 of 2)

: a playing marble specifically : agate sense 2b

First Known Use of aggie

Noun (1)

1902, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aggie

Noun (1)

ag- (as in agricultural college, agricultural school) + -ie

Noun (2)

ag(ate) + -ie

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The first known use of aggie was in 1896

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“Aggie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aggie. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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