emblement

noun

em·​ble·​ment
ˈembləmənt,
-bəlm-
plural -s
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of emblement was in 1828

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“Emblement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emblement. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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