Farmer vs Breeder - What's the difference?

farmer | breeder |

As nouns the difference between farmer and breeder

is that farmer is a person who works the land or who keeps livestock, especially on a farm while breeder is a person who breeds plants or animals professionally.



(wikipedia farmer)


(en noun)
  • A person who works the land or who keeps livestock, especially on a farm.
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  • Agent noun]] of farm; someone or something that [[farm#verb, farms.
  • (historical) One who takes taxes, customs, excise, or other duties, to collect for a certain rate per cent.
  • a farmer of the revenues
  • (historical, mining) The lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown.
  • Anagrams

    * English agent nouns ----



    (en noun)
  • A person who breeds plants or animals professionally.
  • (gay slang, derogatory) A heterosexual; i.e. one whose sexual intercourse can lead to breeding.
  • Since the breeders started coming here, you can never tell who likes cock.
  • A type of nuclear reactor that creates material suitable for the production of atomic weapons. (See Wikipedia's article on s.)
  • (slang, derogatory) a person who has had or who is capable of having children; a person who is focussed on the rearing of their own children.
  • * 1729 :
  • The number of souls in this kingdom being usually reckoned one million and a half, of these I calculate there may be about two hundred thousand couple whose wives are breeders'; from which number I subtract thirty thousand couples who are able to maintain their own children, although I apprehend there cannot be so many, under the present distresses of the kingdom; but this being granted, there will remain an hundred and seventy thousand ' breeders .
  • (cellular automata) A pattern that exhibits quadratic growth by generating multiple copies of a secondary pattern, each of which then generates multiple copies of a tertiary pattern.
  • Derived terms

    * stockbreeder