or·​chard·​ist | \ ˈȯr-chər-dist How to pronounce orchardist (audio) \

Definition of orchardist

: an owner or supervisor of orchards

Examples of orchardist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Orin Martin is an orchardist, horticulturalist, educator and the longtime manager of the respected Alan Chadwick Garden at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Sally Peterson, oregonlive, "Garden book review: ‘Fruit Trees for Every Garden: An Organic Approach’," 9 Sep. 2019 Escondido orchardists were the only ones in the county who had a supply ready. sandiegouniontribune.com, "San Diego's coldest day," 7 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of orchardist

1794, in the meaning defined above

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“Orchardist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orchardist. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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