farmed

adjective
\ ˈfärmd How to pronounce farmed (audio) \

Definition of farmed

1 : grown, bred, or raised on a farm … a specially filleted Grade-A piece of the best of the farmed North American channel catfish.— Paul Greenberg The breeding farms … raise the possibility that farmed birds were the source of the outbreak.— Declan Butler
2 : used for farming : managed and cultivated as farmland In contrast, the valley had been a farmed and peaceful enclave right up until the end—and therefore was uncontested land of the sort that might normally have remained clean in a war.— William Langewiesche

First Known Use of farmed

1627, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Farmed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/farmed. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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