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

Dictionary Entries Near preplant

Cite this Entry

“Preplant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preplant. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ