recultivate

verb re·cul·ti·vate \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkəl-tə-ˌvāt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of recultivate

recultivated; recultivating; recultivates
: to cultivate (something) again : to cause to grow or flourish anew
  • A century after Prohibition wiped out Ohio winemaking, lawmakers and agriculturists are trying to recultivate the state's vineyards.
  • —Melissa Kossler Dutton and Dennis Read
  • I've thought about that photograph a lot over the past few months, and about how to recultivate elements of curiosity and spontaneity back into my own life.
  • —Ana Homayoun

recultivation

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌkəl-tə-ˈvā-shən\ noun, plural recultivations
    • recultivation of abandoned land

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