truck farm


noun

a farm or piece of land for the growing of vegetables and fruit for sale, especially to local or nearby markets.
Also called truck garden; especially British, market garden .

Origin of truck farm

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

OTHER WORDS FROM truck farm

truck farmer, nountruck farming, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for truck farm

truck farm

noun

US and Canadian a market garden

Derived forms of truck farm

truck farmer, nountruck farming, noun
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