Meaning of “crop” - Learner’s Dictionary

crop

noun us uk /krɒp/
Extra Examples
to sow cropsThe crops were damaged by rats and other pests.A severe drought ruined the crops.The rains nurtured the newly planted crops.Farmers usually rotate their crops to improve the soil.
PLANT [ C ]

B1 a plant such as a grain, fruit, or vegetable that is grown in large amounts by farmers

AMOUNT [ C ]

B1 the amount of plants of a particular type that are produced at one time:

We had a record crop of grapes this year.
a crop of sth

a group of the same type of things or people that exist at the same time:

He's one of the current crop of young Italian artists.
→ See also cash crop

(Definition of “crop noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)