1. The operation, practice, or art of tilling or preparing land for seed, and keeping the ground in a proper state for the growth of crops.
2. A place tilled or cultivated; cultivated land.
Syn: -- Cultivation; culture; husbandry; farming; agriculture.
n 1: arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising
crops [syn: cultivated land, farmland, plowland, ploughland,
tilled land, tilth]
2: the cultivation of soil for raising crops