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CULTIVATOR

 Dictionary entry overview: What does cultivator mean? 

CULTIVATOR (noun)
  The noun CULTIVATOR has 2 senses:

1. someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
2. a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)

  Familiarity information: CULTIVATOR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CULTIVATOR (noun)


Sense 1cultivator [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

agriculturalist; agriculturist; cultivator; grower; raiser

Hypernyms ("cultivator" is a kind of...):

farmer; granger; husbandman; sodbuster (a person who operates a farm)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cultivator"):

fruit grower (someone who grows fruit commercially)

viticulturist (a cultivator of grape vine)


Sense 2cultivator [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

cultivator; tiller

Hypernyms ("cultivator" is a kind of...):

farm machine (a machine used in farming)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cultivator"):

harrow (a cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the soil)


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