permaculture

(noun) “The design, installation and maintenance of indefinitely sustainable human communities set in balanced ecologies, both urban and rural” (Wiktionary n.d.).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: permacultures
  • A (noun) permaculturist or (noun) permalculturalist studies permaculture.

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Wiktionary. n.d. s.v. “permaculture.” Retrieved April 1, 2013 (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/permaculture).