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Definition of "crops" []

  • The produce of cultivated plants, esp cereals, vegetables, and fruit (noun)
  • The amount of such produce in any particular season (noun)
  • The yield of some other farm produce (noun)
  • A group of products, thoughts, people, etc, appearing at one time or in one season (noun)
  • The stock of a thonged whip (noun)
  • A pouchlike expanded part of the oesophagus of birds, in which food is stored or partially digested before passing on to the gizzard (noun)
  • A similar structure in insects, earthworms, and other invertebrates (noun)
  • The entire tanned hide of an animal (noun)
  • A short cropped hairstyle (noun)
  • A notch in or a piece cut out of the ear of an animal (noun)
  • The act of cropping (noun)
  • To cut (hair, grass, etc) very short (verb)
  • To cut and collect (mature produce) from the land or plant on which it has been grown (verb)
  • To clip part of (the ear or ears) of (an animal), esp as a means of identification (verb)
  • To cause (land) to bear or (of land) to bear or yield a crop (verb)
  • (of herbivorous animals) to graze on (grass or similar vegetation) (verb)
  • To cut off or mask unwanted edges or areas of (a negative or print) (verb)
  • Plural form of crop. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of crop. (verb)

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Use "crops" in a sentence
  • "The term crops up increasingly in song lyrics, sitcoms, news reports and casual conversation."
  • "Instead, his name crops up whenever a baseline of offensive futility is needed."
  • "Climate change will also lead to big shifts in crops and locations."