Cultivator

Cul"ti*va`tor

(k?l"t?-v?`t?r), n. [Cf. F. cultivateur.]
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1. One who cultivates; as, a cultivator of the soil; a cultivator of literature. Whewell.
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2. An agricultural implement used in the tillage of growing crops, to loosen the surface of the earth and kill the weeds; esp., a triangular frame set with small shares, drawn by a horse and by handles.
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In a broader signification it includes any complex implement for pulverizing or stirring the surface of the soil, as harrows, grubbers, horse hoes, etc.
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Cul"trate

(k?l"tr?t),

Cul"tra*ted

(-tr?-t?d), } a. [L. cultratus knife-shaped, fromculter, cultri, knife.] (Bot. & Zol.) Sharp-edged and pointed; shaped like a pruning knife, as the beak of certain birds.
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