Definition of agropastoralism
: a way of life or a form of social organization based on the growing of crops and the raising of livestock as the primary means of economic activity Agropastoralism in these agriculturally marginal environments demanded a regular exchange of livestock for crops, especially during droughts. — N. Thomas Hakansson, Ethnology, Summer 1998
agropastoralist\¦a-(ˌ)grō-¦pa-st(ə-)rə-list\ play 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
agropastoralistsThey 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
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