upcropping

noun

Definition of upcropping

: an act or instance of cropping up : appearance, outcrop the healthy upcropping of sizable plants in modest towns— B. M. Bowie

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History and Etymology for upcropping

up entry 2 + cropping, gerund of crop (after crop up, verb)

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“Upcropping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upcropping. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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