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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahrm-sted]
    • /ˈfɑrmˌstɛd/
    • /ˈfɑːm.sted/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahrm-sted]
    • /ˈfɑrmˌstɛd/

Definitions of farmstead word

  • noun farmstead a farm together with its buildings. 1
  • noun farmstead A farm and its buildings. 1
  • noun farmstead a farm or the part of a farm comprising its main buildings together with adjacent grounds 0
  • noun farmstead the land and buildings of a farm 0
  • noun farmstead The main building of a farm. 0
  • noun farmstead A farm, including its buildings. 0

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Origin of farmstead

First appearance:

before 1800
One of the 42% newest English words
First recorded in 1800-10; farm + stead

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Parts of speech for Farmstead


farmstead popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for farmstead

noun farmstead

  • meadow — a tract of grassland used for pasture or serving as a hayfield.
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  • orchard — an area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees.
  • ranch — an establishment maintained for raising livestock under range conditions.
  • acreage — Acreage is a large area of farm land.

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