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Meaning of CROP

Pronunciation:  krâp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
  2. [n]  the stock or handle of a whip
  3. [n]  the yield from plants in a single growing season
  4. [v]  cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of"dress the plants in the garden"
  5. [v]  as of hair; "She wanted her hair cropped short"
  6. [v]  feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing"
  7. [v]  let (animals) feed in a field or pasture or meadow
  8. [v]  yield crops, of land; "This land crops well"
  9. [v]  prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"

CROP is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: browse, clip, craw, cultivate, cut back, cut short, dress, graze, harvest, lop, pasture, prune, range, snip, trim, work
 See Also: bear, breadbasket, cash crop, catch crop, cover crop, cut, disbud, drift, eat, feed, fruitage, gear up, give, grass, grip, handgrip, handle, hold, output, overcrop, overcultivate, pinch, poll, pollard, prepare, ready, root crop, set, set up, shear, stomach, thin out, top, tum, tummy, turn out, whip, yield



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Crop\ (kr?p), n. [OE. crop, croppe, craw, top of a plant,
    harvest, AS. crop, cropp, craw, top, bunch, ear of corn; akin
    to D. krop craw, G. kropf, Icel. kroppr hump or bunch on the
    body, body; but cf. also W. cropa, croppa, crop or craw of a
    bird, Ir. & Gael. sgroban. Cf. {Croup}, {Crupper}, {Croup}.]
    1. The pouchlike enlargement of the gullet of birds, serving
       as a receptacle for food; the craw.
    2. The top, end, or highest part of anything, especially of a
       plant or tree. [Obs.] ``Crop and root.'' --Chaucer.
    3. That which is cropped, cut, or gathered from a single
       felld, or of a single kind of grain or fruit, or in a
       single season; especially, the product of what is planted
       in the earth; fruit; harvest.
             Lab'ring the soil, and reaping plenteous crop, Corn,
             wine, and oil.                        --Milton.
    4. Grain or other product of the field while standing.
    5. Anything cut off or gathered.
             Guiltless of steel, and from the razor free, It
             falls a plenteous crop reserved for thee. --Dryden.
    6. Hair cut close or short, or the act or style of so
       cutting; as, a convict's crop.
    7. (Arch.) A projecting ornament in carved stone.
       Specifically, a finial. [Obs.]
    8. (Mining.)
       (a) Tin ore prepared for smelting.
       (b) Outcrop of a vein or seam at the surface. --Knight.
    9. A riding whip with a loop instead of a lash.
    {Neck and crop}, altogether; roughly and at once. [Colloq.]
  2. \Crop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cropped} (kr?pt); p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Cropping}.]
    1. To cut off the tops or tips of; to bite or pull off; to
       browse; to pluck; to mow; to reap.
             I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a
             tender one.                           --Ezek. xvii.
    2. Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest.
             Death . . . .crops the growing boys. --Creech.
    3. To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field.
  3. \Crop\, v. i.
    To yield harvest.
    {To crop out}.
    (a) (Geol.) To appear above the surface, as a seam or vein,
        or inclined bed, as of coal.
    (b) To come to light; to be manifest; to appear; as, the
        peculiarities of an author crop out.
    {To crop up}, to sprout; to spring up. ``Cares crop up in
       villas.`` --Beaconsfield.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are tending to your crop, represents growth, self-love, and self-appreciation. In the end, your hard work is paying off.
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