Dictionary search results

Showing 1-29 of 29 results

crop US English

A cultivated plant that is grown as food, especially a grain, fruit, or vegetable

crop US Thesaurus

some farmers lost their entire crop

crop up US English

Appear, occur, or come to one’s notice unexpectedly

cash crop US English

A crop produced for its commercial value rather than for use by the grower

crop out US English

(Of rock) appear or be exposed at the surface of the earth

crop-over US English

A West Indian celebration marking the end of the sugar-cane harvest

crop top US English

A woman’s casual garment or undergarment for the upper body, cut short so that it reveals the stomach

Eton crop US English

A short hairstyle worn by women in the 1920s

root crop US English

A crop that is a root vegetable or other root, e.g., sugar beet

trap crop US English

A crop planted to attract insect pests from another crop, especially one in which the pests fail to survive or reproduce

break crop US English

A secondary crop grown to interrupt the repeated sowing of grain as part of crop rotation

catch crop US English

A crop grown in the space between two main crops or at a time when no main crops are being grown

cover crop US English

A crop grown for the protection and enrichment of the soil

crop circle US English

An area of standing crops that has been flattened in the form of a circle or more complex pattern. No general cause of crop circles has been identified although various natural and unorthodox explanations have been put forward; many of the circles are known to have been hoaxes

crop-eared US English

(Especially of an animal) having the tops of the ears cut off

green crop US English

A crop used in a green or unripe state as fodder

ratoon crop US English

A new crop (especially of rice, bananas, or sugar cane) that grows from the stubble of the crop already harvested

riding crop US English

A short flexible whip with a loop for the hand, used in riding horses

crop dusting US English

The spraying of powdered or liquid insecticide or fertilizer on crops, especially from the air

hunting crop US English

A short rigid riding whip with a handle at right angles to the stock and a long leather thong, used chiefly in hunting

standing crop US English

A growing crop, especially of a grain

the cream of the crop US English

The very best of a particular group of people or things

maincrop US English

Denoting a vegetable produced as a principal crop of the season

monocrop US English

A cultivated crop that does not rotate with other crops in a particular field or area

intercrop US English

Grow (a crop) among plants of a different kind, usually in the space between rows

pixie cut US English

A woman’s short hairstyle in which the hair is cropped in layers, typically so as to create a slightly tousled effect

crop up in crop US Thesaurus

things kept cropping up to delay their work

crop rotation in rotation US English

The action or system of rotating crops

the cream of the crop in cream US English

The very best of a particular group of people or things

You searched for crop