cultivator

noun cul·ti·va·tor \ ˈkəl-tə-ˌvā-tər \
Updated on: 23 Jan 2018

Definition of cultivator

: one that cultivates; especially : an implement for loosening the soil while crops are growing

Examples of cultivator in a Sentence

  1. encountered an indigenous people who were experienced cultivators of the soil as well as highly skilled craftsmen

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First Known Use of cultivator

1661


CULTIVATOR Defined for English Language Learners

cultivator

noun

Definition of cultivator for English Language Learners

  • : a person who prepares land for planting

  • : a tool or machine that is used to prepare the soil and kill weeds around growing plants


CULTIVATOR Defined for Kids

cultivator

noun cul·ti·va·tor \ ˈkəl-tə-ˌvā-tər \

Definition of cultivator for Students

: a tool or machine for loosening the soil between rows of a crop


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