Definition of “crop” - English Dictionary

“crop” in British English

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cropnoun

uk /krɒp/ us /krɑːp/

crop noun (PLANT)

B1 [ C ] (the total amount collected of) a plant such as a grain, fruit, or vegetable grown in large amounts:

The main crops grown for export are coffee and rice.
a bumper (= very good) potato crop

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crop noun (THROAT)

[ C ] a part of the throat in many birds where food is stored before going into the stomach

cropverb

uk /krɒp/ us /krɑːp/ -pp-

(Definition of “crop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“crop” in American English

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cropnoun [ C ]

us /krɑp/

crop noun [ C ] (PLANT)

a plant such as a grain, vegetable, or fruit grown in large amounts on a farm, or the total amount gathered of such a plant:

A crop is also any group of similar things or people:

We’ve got a new crop of students coming in every year.

cropverb [ T ]

us /krɑp/ -pp-

crop verb [ T ] (CUT)

to cut something to make it shorter:

The brothers both had their hair cropped.

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(Definition of “crop” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“crop” in Business English

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cropnoun [ C ]

uk /krɒp/ us PRODUCTION

a plant that is grown in large quantities, especially for food:

The main crops grown for export are coffee and rice.
crop production.
Genetically modified crops continue to be controversial.

the total amount of a crop that is collected in one season:

Last year there was a bumper crop of maize (= a very large one).

(Definition of “crop” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)