adj. also geor·gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to agriculture or rural life.
A poem concerning farming or rural life.
[Latin geōrgicus, from Greek geōrgikos, from geōrgos, farmer : geō-, geo- + ergon, work; see werg- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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