cash crop

noun

Definition of cash crop

  1. :  a readily salable crop (such as cotton or tobacco) produced or gathered primarily for market

1868

First Known Use of cash crop

1868


CASH CROP Defined for English Language Learners

cash crop

noun

Definition of cash crop for English Language Learners

  • : a crop (such as tobacco or cotton) that is grown to be sold rather than for use by the farmer


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