agricere

noun ag·ri·cere \ˈa-grə-ˌsir\

Definition of agricere

plural

-s

  1. :  a waxy or resinous coating of organic matter on soil particles

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Origin and Etymology of agricere

Latin agri (genitive of ager field) + -cere (from cera wax) — more at acre, cere


First Known Use: 1911


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