root crop

Origin of root crop

First recorded in 1825–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for root crop

Historical Examples of root crop

  • The quality and quantity of a root-crop depend much upon the rapidity of its growth.

    Soil Culture

    J. H. Walden

British Dictionary definitions for root crop

root crop

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