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A person engaged in or concerned with agriculture; especially a person who cultivates the soil in order to grow crops; a husbandman.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From classical Latin agricultor from agrī, genitive of ager field + cultor cultivator from cult-, past participial stem of colere to cultivate, to worship + -or.
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