summer fallow

1 of 2

noun

1
: land plowed and frequently tilled during the summer in preparation for a crop the next year
2
: the practice of summer-fallowing

summer-fallow

2 of 2

transitive verb

: to plow and work (land) in summer in order to prepare for sowing in the fall or the following spring : plow and let lie fallow

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“Summer fallow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/summer%20fallow. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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