farmer

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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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