What is Crop ?

Crop is (noun) plants, such as vegetables or cereals, grown for food The bad weather has set the crops back by three weeks. We had a wonderful crop of potatoes or a wonderful potato crop this year. Synonym harvest(verb) 1. to cut something short The photograph had to be cropped to fit the space on the page. 2. (of sheep) to eat grass so that it is very short The field has been cropped short by sheep. 3. (of plant) to have fruit The pear trees cropped heavily this year. (NOTE: cropping – cropped)


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level