augļkopis

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Latvian[edit]

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A back-formation from augļkopība.

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augļkopis m (2nd declension, feminine form: augļkope)

  1. (male) fruit grower (specialist in fruit growing)
    augļkopim jau ar koka iestādīšanas dienu jāsāk rūpēties par spēcīga stumbra izveidošanu, kā arī mizas un koksnes pasargāšanu no jebkādiem bojājumiem — from the day of the planting of the tree the fruit grower must start taking care of the formation of a strong trunk and of the protection of the bark and wood from any damage
    skolas jaunie naturālisti ieguvuši čaklu augļkopju slavu: viņi no sēkliņām izaudzējuši vairāk nekā 3000 jaunu ābelīšu — the school's young naturalists had earned the fame of diligent fruit growers: from seeds, they had grown over 3000 new apple trees

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