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plough

noun [C] UK (US plow) uk   us   /plaʊ/
a large farming tool with blades that digs the earth 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.

plough

verb [I or T] UK (US plow) uk   us   /plaʊ/
to dig land with a plough: Farmers start ploughing in the spring. We're going to plough the top field next week. Large areas of grazing land have been ploughed up to grow wheat.
Translations of “plough”
in Arabic مِحْراث…
in Korean 쟁기…
in Malaysian bajak…
in French charrue…
in Turkish kara saban, pulluk…
in Italian aratro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犁…
in Russian плуг…
in Polish pług…
in Vietnamese cái cày…
in Spanish arado…
in Portuguese arado…
in Thai คันไถ…
in German der Pflug…
in Catalan arada…
in Japanese (英)(農具の)すき…
in Indonesian bajak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犁…
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