Definition of permaculture in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpərməˌkəlCHər/


The development of agricultural ecosystems intended to be sustainable and self-sufficient.
Example sentences
  • But we also do agriculture and organic farming, we teach permaculture.
  • This makes AT virtually identical in intent with other holistic approaches such as permaculture and ecological design.
  • But memories of vibrant villagers and the benefits of my practice with permaculture will persist long after my hands have healed.


1970s: blend of permanent and agriculture.

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Syllabification: per·ma·cul·ture

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