row crop

\ ˈrō- \

Definition of row crop

: a crop (as corn or cotton) that is usually planted in rows

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First Known Use of row crop

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for row crop

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“Row crop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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