Definition of Root crop

1. Noun. Crop grown for its enlarged roots: e.g. beets; potatoes; turnips.

Generic synonyms: Crop



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Root Crop

root canal of tooth
root canal orifice
root canal plugger
root canal preparation
root canal restoration
root canal therapy
root canal treatment
root canals
root cap
root caries
root caries index
root cause
root celery
root cellar
root climber
root crop (current term)
root cutting
root dehiscence
root end cyst
root end granuloma
root filaments
root for
root foramen
root hair
root hair cell
root kit
root mean square
root mean square velocity
root nodule
root noun

Literary usage of Root crop

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... spring-sown root-crop. As turnips or Swedes may occupy the ground till after Christmas little time is left for the preparation of a seed-bed for barley, ..."

2. Proceedings of the International Conference on Plant Hardiness and by Daniel Hall (1912)
"... Manure as a Mulch on Grass Land—Farmyard Manure best utilised for the Root Crop or Grass Land—Value of Farmyard Manure : Cost of making One Ton. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"(3) A grain-crop follows well after a root crop, and generally little or no plowing is needed. ... It embraces a root crop, a cereal and a leguminous crop. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"(3) A grain-crop follows well after a root crop, ami generally little or no plowing is needed. ... It embraces a root crop, a cereal and a leguminous crop. ..."

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