agronomy

noun agron·o·my \ ə-ˈgrä-nə-mē \

Definition of agronomy

: a branch of agriculture dealing with field-crop production and soil management

agronomic

play \ˌa-grə-ˈnä-mik\ adjective

agronomically

play \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

agronomist

play \ə-ˈgrä-nə-mist\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of agronomy

probably from French agronomie, from agro- + -nomie -nomy


AGRONOMY Defined for English Language Learners

agronomy

noun

Definition of agronomy for English Language Learners

  • : a science that deals with the methods used by farmers to raise crops and care for the soil


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