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ploughnoun [C]

UK (US plow) uk   us   /plaʊ/
a ​largefarmingtool with ​blades that ​digs the ​soil in ​fields so that ​seeds can be ​planted
See also
under the plough formal If ​land is under the plough, ​crops are ​grown on it: These ​fields have been under the plough for ​centuries.

ploughverb [I or T]

UK (US plow) uk   us   /plaʊ/
to ​digland with a plough: Farmers ​start ploughing in the ​spring. We're going to plough the ​topfield next ​week. Large ​areas of ​grazingland have been ploughed up to ​growwheat.
(Definition of plough from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plough”
in Korean 쟁기…
in Arabic مِحْراث…
in Malaysian bajak…
in French charrue…
in Russian плуг…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犁…
in Italian aratro…
in Turkish kara saban, pulluk…
in Polish pług…
in Spanish arado…
in Vietnamese cái cày…
in Portuguese arado…
in Thai คันไถ…
in German der Pflug…
in Catalan arada…
in Japanese (英)(農具の)すき…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犁…
in Indonesian bajak…
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