AskDefine | Define harrow

Dictionary Definition

harrow n : a cultivator that pulverizes or smoothes the soil v : draw a harrow over (land) [syn: disk]

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English

Etymology

Apparently representing unattested Old English *hearwe or *hearġe (perhaps ultimately cognate with harvest); compare Dutch hark ‘rake’, Danish harv ‘harrow’.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) /ˈhærəʊ/, /h

Extensive Definition

Harrow may be:
Objects:
  • Harrow (tool), an agricultural implement consisting of many spikes, tines or discs dragged across the soil
  • Spike harrow, an agricultural harrow consisting of a series of downward pointing spikes
Other:
harrow in Hebrew: הארו

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