dry-farm
transitive verb see dry farming

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • dry-farm — farm in a dry region relying on moisture conserving tillage and drought resistant crops …   English contemporary 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 — noun : a nonirrigated farm on dry land …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry farm — noun see dry farming …   New Collegiate 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 — ☆ 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 farming — dry′ farm′ing n. agr. dryland farming • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • dry farming — noun Date: 1878 farming on nonirrigated land with little rainfall that relies on moisture conserving tillage and drought resistant crops • dry farm transitive verb • dry farm noun • dry farmer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • farm — Synonyms and related words: Arcadian, Dymaxion house, White House, acreage, adobe house, agrarian, agrestic, agricultural, agronomic, allotment, arable, arable land, barnyard, barton, be killed, breed, bucolic, building, casa, cattle ranch,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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