of or relating to or cultivation.
of or relating to artistic or social pursuits or events considered to be valuable or enlightened
of or relating to a culture or civilization
(of certain varieties of plant) obtained by specialized breeding
1868, in reference to the raising of plants or animals, from Latin cultura “tillage” (see culture) + -al (1). In reference to the cultivation of the mind, from 1875; hence, “relating to civilization or a civilization.” A fertile starter-word among anthropologists and sociologists: e.g. cultural diffusion, in use by 1912; cultural diversity by 1935; cultural imperialism by 1937; cultural pluralism by 1932; cultural relativism by 1948.
to move one’s feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, especially to the accompaniment of music. to leap, skip, etc., as from excitement or emotion; move nimbly or quickly: to dance with joy. to bob up and down: The toy sailboats danced on the pond. to perform or take part in […]
a substance or material applied to a plant, as by spraying, to inhibit moisture loss during transplanting.
the act or process of ; growth; progress: child development; economic development. a significant consequence or event: recent developments in the field of science. a or advanced state or form: Drama reached its highest development in the plays of Shakespeare. Music. the part of a movement or composition in which a theme or themes are […]
an intestinal disorder characterized by abnormal frequency and fluidity of fecal evacuations. n. late 14c., from Old French diarrie, from Late Latin diarrhoea, from Greek diarrhoia “diarrhea” (coined by Hippocrates), literally “a flowing through,” from diarrhein “to flow through,” from dia- “through” (see dia-) + rhein “to flow” (see rheum). Respelled 16c. from diarria on […]