Definition of conacre in English:
(In Ireland) the letting by a tenant of small portions of land prepared for crops or grazing.
- The trade's effort to set a price of 82.50 per tonne for green barley will force many cereal growers out of business as up to 40% of the land being farmed is conacre.
- In addition, conacre or rented land that is no longer being farmed must be removed from the REPS plan.
- A national survey of letting prices last week showed a big demand for grazing compared to tillage conacre.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.