cash cropnoun [ C ]uk /ˈkæʃ ˌkrɒp/ us /ˈkæʃ ˌkrɑːp/
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- Cotton was our cash crop.
- I always raised the usual things—cotton and corn and potatoes and a little truck and that sort of thing—always raised enough to eat for us and the stock—and then some cotton for a cash crop.
- The remaining one or two per cent. are produced on farms or plants where chicken culture is the cash crop or chief business of the farmer.
- They grow besides strawberries, turnips, corn, potatoes, carrots and raspberries for cash crops.