tractorization

noun
trac·​tor·​iza·​tion | \ -ˌrīˈz- \
plural -s

Definition of tractorization

: adoption of tractors as a source of draft power — compare motorization

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History and Etymology for tractorization

obsolete English tractorize to use tractors (from English tractor + -ize) + English -ation

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“Tractorization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tractorization. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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