agroforestry

noun
ag·​ro·​for·​est·​ry | \ ˌa-grō-ˈfȯr-ə-strē, -ˈfär-\

Definition of agroforestry

: land management involving the growing of trees in association with food crops or pastures

Other Words from agroforestry

agroforester \ -​stər \ noun

First Known Use of agroforestry

1934, in the meaning defined above

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