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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: per‧ma‧cul‧ture
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NounEdit

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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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

perma- +‎ -culture.

NounEdit

permaculture f (plural permacultures)

  1. permaculture

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

permaculture f

  1. plural of permacultura