mid-15c., from Late Latin agricultura "cultivation of the land," compound of agri cultura "cultivation of land," from agri, genitive of ager "a field" (see acre) + cultura "cultivation" (see culture (n.)). In Old English, the idea could be expressed by eorðtilþ.
1. Kaspar had spoken know-ledgeably about the state of agriculture in Europe.
2. Much of the plan runs counter to European agriculture and environmental policy.
3. The Farmers' Club is an organisation for people involved in agriculture.
4. Agriculture was based in the past on the family as a unit.
5. The Ministry of Agriculture commissioned a study into low-input farming.