crop circle

noun

Definition of crop circle

: a geometric and especially a circular pattern of flattened stalks in a field of grain now usually attributed to natural phenomena or to the work of hoaxers trying to create the impression of a visit by extraterrestrial beings

First Known Use of crop circle

1988

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Definition of crop circle for English Language Learners

  • : a large round shape or pattern in a field that is made by cutting or flattening grass or crops


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