dry farmer
noun see dry farming

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  • dry farmer — noun see dry farm * * * dry farmer, a person who does dry farming …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry farmer — one who practices dry farming, farmer in a dry region who grows drought resistant crops and uses irrigation methods which conserve water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dry farmer — See dryfarm. * * * …   Universalium

  • dry-land farmer — «DRY LAND», = dry farmer. (Cf. ↑dry farmer) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry farming — ☆ dry farming n. farming in an almost rainless region without the help of irrigation: it is done by conserving the natural moisture of the soil and by planting crops that can resist drought dry farm vt., vi. dry farmer n. * * * also called… …   Universalium

  • dry farming — [dʀajfaʀmiŋ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1911; mots angl. « culture à sec », de dry « sec », et farming, de to farm « cultiver ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Agric. Méthode de culture des régions sèches, qui consiste à emmagasiner dans le sol l eau tombée pendant deux années… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dry farming — ☆ dry farming n. farming in an almost rainless region without the help of irrigation: it is done by conserving the natural moisture of the soil and by planting crops that can resist drought dry farm vt., vi. dry farmer n …   English World dictionary

  • dry-farm — dry farmer. /druy fahrm /, v.i. 1. to engage in dryland farming. v.t. 2. to grow (a specified crop) by means of dryland farming. [1915 20, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • dry-farm — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: dry farm : to farm without irrigation • dry farmer noun * * * dry farmer. /druy fahrm /, v.i. 1. to engage in dryland farming. v.t …   Useful english dictionary

  • farmer — Synonyms and related words: Bauer, Internal Revenue Service, accumulator, agriculturalist, agriculturist, agrologist, agronomist, assessor, bill collector, boor, bucolic, bumpkin, clod, clodhopper, clown, coffee planter, collection agent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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