preplant

adjective

pre·​plant ˌprē-ˈplant How to pronounce preplant (audio)
ˈprē-ˌplant
variants or less commonly preplanting
: occurring or used before planting a crop
preplant soil fertilization

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preplant was in 1961

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Cite this Entry

“Preplant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preplant. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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