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root crop

noun
1.
a crop, as beets, turnips, or sweet potatoes, grown for its large and edible undergound parts.
Origin of root crop
1825-1835
1825-35
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root crop

noun
1.
a crop, as of turnips or beets, cultivated for the food value of its roots
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