Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: CROPS


cultivation

noun
     
cul‧ti‧va‧tion [uncountable]
1TAC the preparation and use of land for growing crops:
soil cultivation
under cultivation
These fields have been under cultivation (=used for growing crops) for years.
2TAC the planting and growing of plants and crops:
Terraces for rice cultivation covered the hillsides.
cultivation of
the cultivation of tobacco
3 the deliberate development of a particular quality or skill
Word of the Day
The CROPS
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics