double-crop

verb

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

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

Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of double-crop was in 1918

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Cite this Entry

“Double-crop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-crop. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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