preharvest

adjective pre·har·vest \ ˌprē-ˈhär-vəst \
variants: or pre-harvest

Definition of preharvest

: 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

First Known Use of preharvest

1910

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