permaculture

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of permanent +‎ agriculture, coined by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in 1978.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: per‧ma‧cul‧ture
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Noun[edit]

permaculture (countable and uncountable, plural permacultures)

  1. (agriculture) Any system of sustainable agriculture that renews natural resources and enriches local ecosystems.
  2. The design, installation and maintenance of indefinitely sustainable human communities set in balanced ecologies, both urban and rural.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

perma- +‎ -culture.

Noun[edit]

permaculture f (plural permacultures)

  1. permaculture

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

permaculture f

  1. plural of permacultura