Cul"ti*va`tor (k?l"t?-v?`t?r), n. [Cf. F. cultivateur.]


One who cultivates; as, a cultivator of the soil; a cultivator of literature.



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.

⇒ 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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