emblement

noun em·ble·ment \ˈembləmənt, -bəlm-\

Definition of emblement

plural

-s

  1. :  the growing crop or vegetable growth resulting from annual manurage and cultivation as distinguished from the produce from old roots (as pasturage) or from trees (as timber or fruit) :  the profits from such a crop

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Origin and Etymology of emblement

Middle English emblayment, embloyment, from Middle French emblaement, from emblaer to sow a field with grain (from em- 1en- + -blaer, from blee grain) + -ment


First Known Use: 1828


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