from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Educated, polished, and refined; cultivated.
  • adj. Produced under artificial and controlled conditions: cultured pearls.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Learned in the ways of civilized society; civilized; refined.
  • adj. Artificially developed.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of culture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Under culture; cultivated.
  • adj. Characterized by mental and moral training; disciplined; refined; well-educated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having culture; refined.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. marked by refinement in taste and manners


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