AskDefine | Define crops

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Noun

crops
  1. Plural of crop

Verb

crops
  1. third-person singular of crop

Extensive Definition

A crop is any plant that is grown in significant quantities to be harvested as food, livestock fodder, or for any other economic purpose. This category includes crop species as well as agricultural techniques related to cropping.
There are many types of crops that are used for industrial purposes. For example, cash crops, are grown and harvested for the sole purpose of making profit, as they are grown in large amounts in a certain area fitted for growing crops.
crops in Bulgarian: Културно растение
crops in Czech: Užitkové rostliny
crops in German: Feldfrucht
crops in Lithuanian: Kultūriniai augalai
crops in Malay (macrolanguage): Tanaman
crops in Japanese: 農産物
crops in Simple English: Crop
crops in Swedish: Gröda
crops in Tamil: பயிர்
crops in Yiddish: תבואה
crops in Chinese: 农作物
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