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Definition of "cultivator" [cul•ti•va•tor]

  • One who cultivates: an inveterate cultivator of beautiful gardens; a cultivator of valuable corporate contacts. (noun)
  • An implement or machine for loosening the soil and destroying weeds around growing plants. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cultivator" in a sentence
  • "If the implements are employed for weed control, then the term cultivator is used."
  • "The lowly cultivator is viewed as indifferent to economic incentives because it is presumed that he is strongly committed to his traditional ways of cultivation."
  • "The alternative course available to the cultivator is the minimum input approach."