non-farmer

noun
non-farm·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈfär-mər How to pronounce non-farmer (audio) \
variants: or nonfarmer

Definition of non-farmer

: a person who is not a farmer Large farming became known as agribusiness, the business end often operated by executive non-farmers in distant cities.— Ralph Beer … tensions and conflicts between farmers and nonfarmers are perceived to have increased …— Michael Woods

First Known Use of non-farmer

1873, in the meaning defined above

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“Non-farmer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-farmer. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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