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1 agricultural economy agriculture

2 An economy based on farming or ranching. The practice of growing crops and raising animals for food, fiber, or other uses by humans.

3 archaeological site archaeology

4 A place where ancient people were active and left behind objects that are of historical interest. The study of the life and culture of ancient people.

5 artifact crop

6 An object, such as a tool, made by humans. A type of plant or the seasonal production of plants grown by humans for food, animal feed, or fiber.

7 domestication economy

8 The process of taming wild animals and growing wild plants to live and reproduce in ways that are useful for humans. Activities related to the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

9 environment fanega

10 The conditions and surroundings where organisms live. A Spanish unit of volume equal to about 12 gallons, used mostly for dry goods, such as grains.

11 grove hunter-gatherer economy

12 A group of trees growing together. An economy based on collecting foods and natural resources from the surroundings.

13 irrigate land use

14 To supply water to plants through pipes, artificial channels, or other methods. The way land is used by humans, such as for farming, housing, and habitat protection.

15 league livestock

16 A unit of distance equal to between 2.4 miles and 4.6 miles. Animals, such as cattle, horses, sheep, and pigs, that are raised for food and other uses.

17 native species natural object

18 Plants, animals, and other organisms that are found naturally in a place. Things like shells, trees, and rocks that are found in nature.

19 natural resources natural system

20 Materials, such as soil, water, minerals, and energy, that people use from nature and natural systems. The parts, processes, and cycles in an environment, and the interactions among plants, animals, and other organisms with their environment.

21 nonnative species padre

22 A plant, animal, or other organism that was brought to a new place by humans. A Franciscan priest; means father in Spanish.

23 rancho reservoir

24 The Spanish word for a ranch. A lake or other storage area where water is collected and kept for future use.

25 self-sufficient sow

26 Able to provide for oneself without the help of others. To spread seeds in or on soil for growing.

27 surplus

28 The amount of goods above the amount needed to meet one s own needs.

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