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geoponics

Saltos de línea: geo|pon¦ics
Pronunciación: /dʒiːə(ʊ)ˈpɒnɪks
 
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Definición de geoponics en inglés:

plural sustantivo

[treated as singular]
The science of agriculture.
Example sentences
  • "I like a bit of a garden; I indulge in geoponics," he added, playfully.
  • There, too, he may be said to have served his apprenticeship under that most able master in geoponics, his father.
  • 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.

Origen

early 17th century: from Greek geōponikos, from geōponos 'farmer' + -ics.

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