Agriculturist to Ain't
(Ag`ri*cul"tur*ist), n. One engaged or skilled in agriculture; a husbandman.
The farmer is always a practitioner, the agriculturist may be a mere theorist.
(A*grief") adv. [Pref. a- + grief.] In grief; amiss. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Ag"ri*mo*ny) n. [OE. agremoyne, OF. aigremoine, L. agrimonia for argemonia, fr. Gr. .]
(Bot.) (a) A genus of plants of the Rose family. (b) The name is also given to various other plants; as,
hemp agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum); water agrimony
The Agrimonia eupatoria, or common agrimony, a perennial herb with a spike of yellow flowers, was
once esteemed as a medical remedy, but is now seldom used.
(A*grin") adv. & a. [Pref. a- + grin.] In the act of grinning. "His visage all agrin." Tennyson.
(Ag`ri*ol"o*gist) n. One versed or engaged in agriology.
(Ag`ri*ol"o*gy) n. 'a`grios wild, savage + -logy.]> Description or comparative study of the
customs of savage or uncivilized tribes.
(A*grise") v. i. [AS. agrisan to dread; a- (cf. Goth. us-, Ger. er-, orig. meaning out) + grisan,
for grsan akin to OHG. grisn, G. grausen, to shudder. See Grisly.] To shudder with terror; to tremble
with fear. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(A*grise"), v. t.
1. To shudder at; to abhor; to dread; to loathe. [Obs.] Wyclif.
2. To terrify; to affright. [Obs.]
His manly face that did his foes agrise.
(||A"grom) n. [Native name.] (Med.) A disease occurring in Bengal and other parts of the East
Indies, in which the tongue chaps and cleaves.
(Ag`ro*nom"ic Ag`ro*nom"ic*al) [Cf. F. agronomique.] Pertaining to agronomy, of the management
(Ag`ro*nom"ics) n. The science of the distribution and management of land.
(A*gron"o*mist) n. One versed in agronomy; a student of agronomy.
(A*gron"o*my) n. [Gr. rural; as a noun, an overseer of the public lands; field + usage, to deal
out, manage: cf. F. agronomie.] The management of land; rural economy; agriculture.
(A*grope") adv. & a. [Pref. a- + grope.] In the act of groping. Mrs. Browning.
(||A*gros"tis) n. [L., fr. Gr. .] A genus of grasses, including species called in common language
bent grass. Some of them, as redtop are valuable pasture grasses.
(A*gros`to*graph"ic A*gros`to*graph"ic*al) a. [Cf. F. agrostographique.] Pertaining to
(Ag`ros*tog"ra*phy) n. [Gr. + - graphy.] A description of the grasses.
(A*gros`to*log"ic A*gros`to*log"ic*al) a. Pertaining to agrostology.