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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-grol-uh-jee]
    • /əˈgrɒl ə dʒi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-grol-uh-jee]
    • /əˈgrɒl ə dʒi/

Definitions of agrology word

  • noun agrology the scientific study of soils and their potential productivity 3
  • noun agrology the science of agricultural production 3
  • noun agrology the branch of soil science dealing especially with the production of crops. 1
  • noun agrology The application of science to agriculture. 1
  • noun agrology The science and art of agriculture (legal term, Canadian use). 0
  • noun agrology A sub-discipline of soil science which addresses optimising crop production (common usage, not acceptable to soil scientists). 0

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Origin of agrology

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
First recorded in 1915-20; agro- + -logy

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Parts of speech for Agrology


agrology popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

agrology usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for agrology

noun agrology

  • horticulture — the cultivation of a garden, orchard, or nursery; the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants.
  • farming — a tract of land, usually with a house, barn, silo, etc., on which crops and often livestock are raised for livelihood.
  • gardening — a plot of ground, usually near a house, where flowers, shrubs, vegetables, fruits, or herbs are cultivated.
  • working — exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil.
  • planting — any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that have more or less rigid cell walls containing cellulose, including vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, and hornworts: some classification schemes may include fungi, algae, bacteria, blue-green algae, and certain single-celled eukaryotes that have plantlike qualities, as rigid cell walls or photosynthesis.

Antonyms for agrology

noun agrology

  • ignorance — the state or fact of being ignorant; lack of knowledge, learning, information, etc.
  • destruction — Destruction is the act of destroying something, or the state of being destroyed.
  • harm — a U.S. air-to-surface missile designed to detect and destroy radar sites by homing on their emissions.
  • hurt — to cause bodily injury to; injure: He was badly hurt in the accident.
  • neglect — to pay no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight: The public neglected his genius for many years.

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