af·​ter·​crop | \ ˈaf-tər-ˌkräp \

Definition of aftercrop

: a later crop of the same year from the same soil

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First Known Use of aftercrop

1562, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aftercrop

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“Aftercrop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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