Definition of pick-your-own in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpik ˌyə ˈrōn/


Relating to a system in which commercially grown fruit or vegetables are picked by the customer for purchase at the place of production.
Example sentences
  • The overwhelming success of the campaign speaks to the less-tangible side benefits shareholders receive inside each brimming box of vegetables or stroll into the popular pick-your-own section of the farm.
  • ‘You'll get plenty of exercise at a pick-your-own fruit farm,’ he says.
  • And it was the subject of a long-running planning dispute with the Council over proposals to put in floodlights for a football pitch and create a pick-your-own fruit farm.

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Syllabification: pick-your-own

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