Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of geoponics in English:
plural noun[treated as singular]
The science of agriculture.
- The horticultural skill of the Greeks appears from their writers on geoponics to have been considerable.
- Where are our schools of geoponics, where can we find the youth, who has a taste for rural botany and agricultural chemistry?
- Some who have sent their sons to study geoponics at the Institutions in which instruction is given, have had good cause to speak slightingly of the advantages accruing from the expense of educating the rising generation in the modern practice of agriculture.
Early 17th century: from Greek geōponikos, from geōponos 'farmer' + -ics.
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