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[verb in-ter-krop; noun in-ter-krop]Agriculture
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verb (used without object), in·ter·cropped, in·ter·crop·ping.
  1. to grow one crop between the rows of another, as in an orchard or field.
verb (used with object), in·ter·cropped, in·ter·crop·ping.
  1. to grow a crop between the rows of.
  1. a crop plant growing between plants of a different crop.

Origin of intercrop

First recorded in 1895–1900; inter- + crop
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British Dictionary definitions for intercrop


  1. a crop grown between the rows of another crop
verb -crops, -cropping or -cropped
  1. to grow (one crop) between the rows of (another)
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