truck farm

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noun

a farm or piece of land for the growing of vegetables and fruit for sale, especially to local or nearby markets.

Nearby words

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  4. truck center plate,
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  7. truck jobber,
  8. truck racing,
  9. truck stop,
  10. truck system

Origin of truck farm

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Also called truck garden; especially British, market garden.

Related formstruck farmer, nountruck farming, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for truck farm

truck farm

noun

US and Canadian a market garden
Derived Formstruck farmer, nountruck farming, noun

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