Definition of greenchop in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrēn(t)SHäp/


[with object]
Cut (grass) in order to bring to cattle or store as silage.
Example sentences
  • The foliage, including tender stems, could be wilted, greenchopped and used directly for ruminant feeding.
  • Although many may be greenchopped or used as silage, they are mainly used for grazing.
  • Grain sorghums should not be grazed or greenchopped but can be used to make silage.

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Syllabification: green·chop

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