geoponics

geoponics
\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈpäniks\ noun plural but singular in construction
Etymology: Middle Greek geōponika, from Greek, neuter plural of geōponikos
: an art or science of cultivating the earth : husbandry

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/jee'euh pon"iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the art or science of agriculture.
2. gardening or farming in soil. Cf. hydroponics.
[1600-10; see GEOPONIC, -ICS]

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geoponˈics singular noun
The science of agriculture
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Main Entry:geoponic

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  • Geoponics — Ge o*pon ics, n. [Gr. ?: cf. F. g[ e]oponique.] The art or science of cultivating the earth; agriculture. Evelin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • geoponics — /jee euh pon iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the art or science of agriculture. 2. gardening or farming in soil. Cf. hydroponics. [1600 10; see GEOPONIC, ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • geoponics — noun the science of agriculture …   Wiktionary

  • geoponics — Synonyms and related words: agrarianism, agricultural geology, agriculture, agrology, agronomics, agronomy, contour farming, cultivation, culture, dirt farming, dry farming, dryland farming, farm economy, farming, fruit farming, grain farming,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • geoponics — study of agriculture Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • geoponics — n. pl. Agriculture, husbandry, culture of the soil, tillage, rural economy …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • geoponics — ge·o·pon·ics …   English syllables

  • geoponics — ge•o•pon•ics [[t]ˌdʒi əˈpɒn ɪks[/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) 1) agr. the art or science of agriculture 2) agr. gardening or farming in soil (contrasted with hydroponics). • Etymology: 1600–10; < Gk geōponikós, der. of geōpón(os) farmer …   From formal English to slang

  • geoponics — /dʒioʊˈpɒnɪks/ (say jeeoh poniks) noun the art or science of agriculture. {Greek geōponikos} …  

  • hydroponics — noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: hydr + ponics (as in geoponics agriculture) Date: 1937 the growing of plants in nutrient solutions with or without an inert medium (as soil) to provide mechanical support • hydroponic adjective… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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