Definition of root crop in English:

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root crop

Pronunciation: /ˈro͞ot ˌkräp/ Pronunciation: /ˈro͝ot ˌkräp/


A crop that is a root vegetable or other root, e.g., sugar beet.
Example sentences
  • Another root crop, carrots, already is on the list.
  • Cassava, a root crop that is a staple of Ghanaian diet, has historically been subject to considerable losses.
  • Two circles are planted with leaf crops, the remaining with a root crop.

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Syllabification: root crop

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