noun Etymology: from Rototiller, a trademark Date: 1923 a landscaping implement with engine-powered rotating blades used to lift and turn over soil

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  • rototiller — (n.) 1923, from roto , from L. rota wheel (see ROTARY (Cf. rotary)) + TILLER (Cf. tiller) …   Etymology dictionary

  • rototiller — ☆ rototiller [rōt′ə til΄ər ] n. a motorized cultivator with rotary blades, etc. rototill vt …   English World dictionary

  • rototiller — /roh teuh til euhr/, n. a motorized device having spinning blades perpendicular to the ground and arranged like spokes, used for tilling soil. Also roto tiller, roto tiller. Also called rotary tiller. [1920 25; ROT(ARY) + O + TILLER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rototiller — noun a motorized cultivator having rotating blades Syn: rotavator …   Wiktionary

  • Rototiller — n. motorized tool with spoke like blades used to plow or break up soil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rototiller — [ rəʊtə(ʊ)ˌtɪlə] noun trademark North American term for rotavator. Derivatives rototill verb …   English new terms dictionary

  • Rototiller — Ro·to·till·er …   English syllables

  • rototiller — ro•to•till•er [[t]ˈroʊ təˌtɪl ər[/t]] n. agr. a motorized device with spinning blades perpendicular to the ground and arranged like spokes, used for tilling soil • Etymology: 1920–25; rot ( ary) + o +tiller1 …   From formal English to slang

  • Rototiller — lə(r) trademark used for a power driven implement with a series of revolving blades or prongs that break up or pulverize the soil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Two-wheel tractor — in Italy (2008) Two wheel tractor or walking tractor are generic terms understood in the USA and in parts of Europe to represent a single axle tractor, which is a tractor with one axle, self powered and self propelled, which can pull and power… …   Wikipedia

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