ag·​ro·​type | \ ˈa-grō-ˌtīp \
plural -s

Definition of agrotype

1 : any of various soils used in agriculture
2 : a cultivar especially of an agricultural field crop

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First Known Use of agrotype

1934, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for agrotype

agro- + type

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“Agrotype.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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