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Agrarian

Agrarian
1. One in favor of an equal division of landed property.
2. An agrarian law. An equal agrarian is perpetual law. (Harrington)
1. Pertaining to fields, or lands, or their tenure; especially, relating to am equal or equitable division of lands; as, the agrarian laws of Rome, which distributed the conquered and other public lands among citizens. His graces landed possessions are irresistibly inviting to an agrarian experiment. (Burke)
2. (Science: botany) Wild; said of plants growing in the fields.
Origin: L. Agrarius, fr. Ager field.


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