preharvest

adjective

pre·​har·​vest ˌprē-ˈhär-vəst How to pronounce preharvest (audio)
variants or pre-harvest
: relating to or occurring at a time before a harvest
preharvest spraying
preharvest crop quality
Nothing in the wine industry generates hype like preharvest prognostication.Daniel Sogg

Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preharvest was in 1910

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Cite this Entry

“Preharvest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preharvest. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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