farmer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *fermer, fermour (a steward, bailliff, collector of taxes), partly from Old French fermier (a farmer, a lessee, husbandman, bailliff), from Medieval Latin firmarius (one to whom land is rented, a collector of taxes, deputy), from firma, see farm; and partly from Old English feormere (a purveyor of a guild, a supplier of food, a grocer, farmer), from feormian (to purvey, supply, feed), equivalent to farm +‎ -er. More at farm.

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farmer (plural farmers)

  1. A person who works the land or who keeps livestock, especially on a farm.
    • 2012 December 1, “An internet of airborne things”, The Economist, volume 405, number 8813, page 3 (Technology Quarterly): 
      A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.
  2. Agent noun of farm; someone or something that farms.
  3. (historical) One who takes taxes, customs, excise, or other duties, to collect for a certain rate per cent.
    a farmer of the revenues
  4. (historical, mining) The lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown.

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɒrmɛr/
  • Hyphenation: far‧mer

Etymology 1[edit]

From the German Farmer, from the French fermier (farmer), from the Old French ferme (farm, rental), from the Medieval Latin ferma, firma (rent, tribute, food, feast), from Old English feorm (rent, provisions, supplies, feast). More at farm.

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farmer (plural farmerek)

  1. farmer

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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening of farmeröltözet or farmernadrág.

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farmer

  1. denim

Noun[edit]

farmer (plural farmerek)

  1. blue jeans

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fârmer/
  • Hyphenation: far‧mer

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fȁrmer m (Cyrillic spelling фа̏рмер)

  1. farmer

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