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root cropnoun [C]

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a ​plant such as ​potatoes that is ​grown because ​itsroots are ​eaten
(Definition of root crop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “root crop”
in Chinese (Simplified) 根用植物,块根农作物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 根用植物,塊根農作物…
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