no-till·​age ˈnō-ˈti-lij How to pronounce no-tillage (audio)
: a system of farming that consists of planting a narrow slit trench without tillage and with the use of herbicides to suppress weeds

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of no-tillage was in 1887

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“No-tillage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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