a city in S Italy.
a town in Italy, in SW Sicily: site of six Greek temples. Pop: 54 619 (2001) Former name (until 1927) Girgenti (ɡɜːˈɡɛntɪ)
any plant belonging to the genus Agrimonia, of the rose family, especially the perennial A. eupatoria, having pinnate leaves and small, yellow flowers. any of certain other plants, as hemp agrimony or bur marigold. Historical Examples Their look was sure death, but they could be poisoned by a draught compounded of agrimony, dill and vervain. […]
a city in W Greece. Historical Examples The railroad is beginning to work its wonders even in Agrinion. Vacation days in Greece Rufus B. Richardson Passing between this lake and its neighbor to the west, we reached Agrinion just before dark, and found there a new, clean hotel. Vacation days in Greece Rufus B. Richardson […]
the comparative study of nonliterate cultures. n. study of prehistoric human customs, 1878, from agrio-, from Greek agrios “wild,” literally “living in the fields,” from agros “field” (see acre) + -logy. Related: Agriologist (n.), 1875.