un·​har·​vested | \ ˌən-ˈhär-və-stəd How to pronounce unharvested (audio) \

Definition of unharvested

: not harvested an unharvested crop unharvested fields

Examples of unharvested in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Staples of their community’s culture, from maize to ancient grains like amaranth, were left unharvested. Eva Reign, Vogue, 8 Mar. 2021 The full impact of the flooding is yet to be seen as unharvested crops are still in danger and flooded soil is causing a delay in replanting. Amber Randall, sun-sentinel.com, 20 Nov. 2020 Those who assisted say letting the Unhjem's crops go unharvested would've been a big loss for the family and helping out was just common sense. Marika Gerken, CNN, 19 Sep. 2020 Specifically, at Feeding America-network food banks—of which there are over 200 across the U.S.—there are other ways to get involved, Jelinski says, from teaching healthy cooking classes to gathering unharvested crops from regional farms. Jillian Kramer, Redbook, 19 July 2019 Now, produce growers fear that even more crops will go unharvested. National Geographic, 30 Mar. 2020 In Canada, 18 percent of Manitoba’s potato fields were left unharvested, while 6.5 percent of Alberta’s crop was damaged by frost. Joey Morona, cleveland, 3 Dec. 2019 Deer feed and take shelter in the unharvested agricultural fields, effectively avoiding hunters. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Dec. 2019 The United Potato Growers of Canada estimates about 12,000 Manitoba acres (about 4,900 hectares), or 18% of the province’s planted area, were left unharvested — equal to what was abandoned for all of Canada last season. Ashley Robinson / Bloomberg, Time, 2 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unharvested

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Unharvested.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unharvested. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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