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Noun: crop  króp
  1. The yield from plants in a single growing season
    - harvest
     
  2. A cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
     
  3. A collection of people or things appearing together
    "the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
     
  4. The output of something in a season
    "the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores"
     
  5. The stock or handle of a whip
     
  6. A pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
    - craw
     
  7. A short haircut
Verb: crop (cropped,cropping)  króp
  1. Cut short
    "She wanted her hair cropped short"
     
  2. (farming) prepare for crops
    "crop the land";
    - cultivate, work
     
  3. Yield crops
    "This land crops well"
     
  4. Let feed in a field, pasture or meadow
    - graze, pasture
     
  5. Feed as in a meadow or pasture
    "the herd was cropping";
    - browse, graze, range, pasture
     
  6. Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    "crop the plants in the garden";
    - snip, clip, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
     
  7. To reduce the size of an image by removing undesirable or unnecessary elements

Derived forms: cropping, crops, cropped

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, bear, breadbasket, collection, cut, eat, end product, feed, fix, flora, gear up, give, grip, handgrip, handle, hold, output, plant, plant life, prepare, ready, set, set up, stomach, thin out, tum, tummy [informal], turn out, yield

Part of: whip

Encyclopedia: Crop