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



    BrE BrE//ˈhʌzbəndri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhʌzbəndri//
    Growing crops
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  1. 1farming, especially when done carefully and well animal/crop husbandry See related entries: Growing crops
  2. 2(old-fashioned) the careful use of food, money and supplies
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: from husband in the obsolete sense ‘farmer’ + -ry.
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