standing crop


Definition of standing crop

: the total amount or number of living things or of one kind of living thing (such as an uncut farm crop, the fish in a pond, or organisms in an ecosystem) in a particular area at any given time

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Over 6,000 square kilometres of standing crops have been damaged, and farmers in the north of the country will not be able to replant their paddies. The Economist, "The soaked subcontinentIndia and Pakistan are seeing more intense monsoon rains," 2 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of standing crop

1861, in the meaning defined above

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