permaculture

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noun per·ma·cul·ture \ˈpər-mə-ˌkəl-chər\

Definition of permaculture

  1. :  an agricultural system or method that seeks to integrate human activity with natural surroundings so as to create highly efficient self-sustaining ecosystems

Origin and Etymology of permaculture

1permanent + agriculture


First Known Use: 1978



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