georgic


georgic
georgic 1510s, Georgics, title of Virgil's poems on rural life, from L. georgica, from georgicus (adj.), from Gk. georgikos "of a husbandman, agricultural," from ge "earth" + ergon "work" (see URGE (Cf. urge) (v.)). As an adjective meaning "related to agriculture" from 1711.

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  • georgic — geórgic (referitor la agricultură) adj. m. (sil. ge or ), pl. geórgici; f. sg. geórgică, pl. geórgice Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  GEÓRGIC, Ă adj. (Liv.) Referitor la muncile agricole. ♦ ( …   Dicționar Român

  • Georgic — Geor gic (j[^o]r j[i^]k), n. [L. georgicum (sc. carmen), and georgica, pl., Gr. bi blion gewrgiko n, and ta gewrgika : cf. F. g[ e]orgiques, pl. See {Georgic}, a.] A rural poem; a poetical composition on husbandry, containing rules for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • georgic — [jôr′jik] adj. [L georgicus < Gr geōrgikos, agricultural < geōrgos, husbandman, farmer: see GEORGE1] having to do with agriculture or husbandry n. [L (Virgil) georgicum (carmen), georgic (song)] a poem dealing with farming or rural life …   English World dictionary

  • Georgic — Geor gic (j[^o]r j[i^]k), Georgical Geor gic*al (j[^o]r j[i^]*kal), a. [L. georgicus, Gr. gewrgiko s, fr. gewrgi a tillage, agriculture: cf. F. g[ e]orgique. See {George}.] Relating to agriculture and rural affairs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Georgic (II) — Die Georgic (II) war ein Schiff der White Star Line und später der Cunard Line. Sie wurde von Harland Wolff Ltd. in Belfast gebaut, 1931 in Dienst gestellt und 1950 von der White Star an die Cunard abgegeben. 1956 folgten schließlich die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • georgic — I. noun Etymology: the Georgics, poem by Virgil, from Latin georgicus Date: 1513 a poem dealing with agriculture II. adjective Etymology: Latin georgicus, from Greek geōrgikos, from geōrgos farmer, from geō ge + ergon work more at work Date …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • georgic — /jawr jik/, adj. 1. agricultural. n. 2. a poem on an agricultural theme. [1505 15; < L georgicus < Gk georgikós, equiv. to georg(ós) husbandman (geo GEO + ourgos working, worker, akin to érgon WORK) + ikos IC] * * * ▪ poetry       a poem dealing… …   Universalium

  • geòrgic — ge|òr|gic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • georgic — adj. agricultural, of the cultivation of land n. poem about agriculture, poem about the cultivation of land …   English contemporary dictionary

  • georgic — [ dʒɔ:dʒɪk] noun a poem or book concerned with agriculture or rural topics. adjective literary rustic; pastoral. Origin C16: via L. from Gk geōrgikos, from geōrgos farmer …   English new terms dictionary


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