Definition of cultivator noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkʌltɪveɪtə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌltɪveɪtər//
    Farm people
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  1. 1a person who cultivates (= grows crops on) the land See related entries: Farm people
  2. 2a machine for breaking up soil and destroying weeds (= plants growing where they are not wanted)
  3. Word Originmid 17th cent.: probably influenced by French cultivateur.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cultivator