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cash crop a crop grown for sale to others rather than for personal use.
cover crop a quick-growing crop planted to prevent soil erosion or soil depletion.
cream of the crop the best one.
crop circle an area in a field of crops where plants have been systematically flattened into a circle or other geometric pattern, esp. when such flattening occurs mysteriously.
crop rotation a method of breaking disease cycles and renewing the fertility of the soil by planting a succession of different crops on the same piece of land.
crop up to appear or happen as a surprise.
crop-dusting the spraying of crops with pesticides from a low-flying airplane.
root crop a crop, such as potatoes, beets, or carrots, that is grown for its edible roots.
staple crop one of a region's most important crops, typically constituting a major portion of the region's diet.