plural -es
: the branch of agriculture that deals with the origin, structure, analysis, and classification of soils especially in their relation to crop production

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary agro- + -logy; originally formed as French agrologie

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agrology was in 1849

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“Agrology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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