Meaning of CULTIVATOR in English


ˈkəltəˌvād.ə(r), -ātə- noun

( -s )

1. : one that cultivates (as the soil, an art, a discipline) : farmer ; especially : one that cultivates the soil as a mode of life

by contrast with their nomadic neighbors these Indians are cultivators and skilled craftsmen

2. : an implement (as a hand tool or a large wheeled horse-drawn or tractor-drawn vehicle) that consists usually of a frame upon which are fastened shares, discs, or tines and that is used for breaking up the soil surface especially among growing crops in order to aerate the soil, conserve moisture, and control weeds — compare go-devil , sulky

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