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crop

Definitions


[krɒp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a cultivated plant that is grown on a large scale commercially, especially a cereal, fruit, or vegetable
(e.g: the main crops were oats and barley)

- a group or amount of related people or things appearing or occurring at one time
(e.g: the current crop of politicians)

- a hairstyle in which the hair is cut very short
(e.g: she has her hair cut in a short crop)


- a pouch in a bird's gullet where food is stored or prepared for digestion
(e.g: the parent waxbill partially digests food in its crop)

- the entire tanned hide of an animal.


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Origin:
Old English, of Germanic origin; related to German Kropf. From Old English to the late 18th century there existed a sense ‘flower head, ear of corn’, giving rise to crop (sense 1 of the noun) and senses referring to the top of something, whence crop (sense 4 of the noun)


[krɒp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- cut (something, especially a person's hair) very short
(e.g: she cropped her long golden hair)

- (of an animal) bite off and eat the tops of (plants)
(e.g: the horse was gratefully cropping the grass)

- harvest (plants or their produce) from a particular area
(e.g: hay would have been cropped several times through the summer)


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