farming vs husbandry what difference

what is difference between farming and husbandry

English

Etymology

farm +‎ -ing

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfɑɹmɪŋ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɑːmɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)mɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: farm‧ing

Noun

farming (countable and uncountable, plural farmings)

  1. The business of cultivating land, raising stocks etc.
  2. A farming operation; a farm, or instance of farming on a piece of land.

Derived terms

  • beefarming
  • firestick farming
  • gold farming
  • truck farming

Translations

Adjective

farming (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the agricultural business.
  2. Raising livestock or fish.

Verb

farming

  1. present participle of farm

References

  • farming in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • framing


English

Etymology

From Middle English hus-bō̆ndrī, hus-bō̆ndrīe, husbanderi, husbonderie, housbondrye, housebondrie (household management, housekeeping; household duties; economy, skilful management, thrift; farm management, agriculture, farming; cultivation; household articles; husbands collectively), from hǒus-bō̆nd, hǒus-bō̆nde (male spouse, husband; master of a house; male head of a household; man having charge of something, household manager; (figuratively) host, inhabitant, resident; bondsman, villein; farmer, husbandman) (see further at husband) + -rīe (suffix forming nouns collectively denoting members or practitioners of a craft or profession). The English word can be analysed as husband +‎ -ry.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈhʌzb(ə)ndɹi/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈhʌzb(ə)ndɹi/, /ˈhəz-/
  • Hyphenation: hus‧band‧ry

Noun

husbandry (countable and uncountable, plural husbandries)

  1. The occupation or work of a husbandman or farmer; the cultivation of crops and the raising of livestock; agriculture.
    Synonym: agronomy
  2. The prudent management or conservation of resources.
    Synonyms: economy, frugality, thrift
  3. (now chiefly nautical) Administration or management of day-to-day matters.
  4. (obsolete) Agricultural or cultivated land.

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References

Further reading

  • agriculture on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • animal husbandry on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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