har·​vest·​time | \ ˈhär-vəs(t)-ˌtīm How to pronounce harvesttime (audio) \

Definition of harvesttime

: the time during which an annual crop (such as wheat) is harvested

Examples of harvesttime in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More pertinent to the wine is the existence of limestone in the ground here, which can help the soils drain and promote higher acidity levels in the grapes at harvesttime. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 14 July 2021 Around harvesttime, smoke from wildfires traveled into the Clay Station Vineyard. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 19 May 2021 Vinca Minor’s specialty is Carignan from Mendocino County, one of many California regions that got buffetted by smoke around peak harvesttime in August and September. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, 19 Nov. 2020 The 2018 Tarpon Cellars Sauvignon Blanc and 2018 Rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon playlists are composed of original songs meant to evoke the experience of winemaking, from the expressions of tannins to the feelings of anxiety right before harvesttime. Fortune, 8 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of harvesttime

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Harvesttime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harvesttime. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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