farmed

adjective \ ˈfärmd \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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



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