double-crop

verb
dou·​ble-crop | \ ˌdə-bəl-ˈkräp How to pronounce double-crop (audio) \
double-cropped; double-cropping; double-crops

Definition of double-crop

intransitive verb

: to grow two or more crops on the same land in the same season or at the same time

transitive verb

: to grow (a crop) by double-cropping double-crop soybeans with wheat

First Known Use of double-crop

1918, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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“Double-crop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-crop. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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