Definition of agropastoralism
- Agropastoralism in these agriculturally marginal environments demanded a regular exchange of livestock for crops, especially during droughts.
- —N. Thomas Hakansson, Ethnology, Summer 1998
agropastoralistplay \¦a-(ˌ)grō-¦pa-st(ə-)rə-list\ adjective
- … this article explores the sociocultural context of ritual violence in a small-scale agropastoralist society and its relation to social reproductive concerns.
- —Jon G. Abbink, Ethnology, Summer 1999
agropastoralistnoun, plural agropastoralists
- They were agropastoralists who were good at raising cattle and sheep and who were able to utilize the minimal available water for growing wheat.
- —Victor Mair, quoted by Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times, 28 Mar. 2010