Cultivation  

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"Cela est bien dit, rèpondit Candide, mais il faut cultiver notre jardin."

"Excellently observed," answered Candide; "but let us cultivate our garden."

Candide, ch. xxx

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Etymology

From Medieval Latin cultivātus, perfect passive participle of cultivō (“till, cultivate”), from cultīvus (“tilled”), from Latin cultus, perfect passive participle of colō (“till, cultivate”), which comes from earlier *quelō, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (“to move; to turn (around)”). Cognates include Ancient Greek πέλω (pelō) and Sanskrit चरति (cárati). The same Proto-Indo-European root also gave Latin in-quil-īnus (“inhabitant”) and anculus (“servant”).

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