Etymology
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agronomy (n.)

"science of land management for crop production," 1796, from French agronomie (1761), from Greek agronomos "overseer of land." This is a compound of agros "a field, a farm; the country," as opposed to the town (see agro-), and nomos "law or custom, administering" (see -nomy). Related: Agronomist; agronomic.

updated on September 16, 2022

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