overcrop overcrop v. t. to exhaust (arable land) by excessive cultivation.

Syn: overcultivate. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • overcrop — [ō΄vər kräp′] vt. overcropped, overcropping to deplete the fertility of (land) by overproduction of crops …   English World dictionary

  • overcrop — v. /oh veuhr krop /; n. /oh veuhr krop /, v., overcropped, overcropping, n. v.t. 1. Agric. to crop (land) to excess; exhaust the fertility of by continuous cropping. v.i. 2. to produce a crop in excess of what is permitted, agreed on, or normally …   Universalium

  • overcrop — verb To cultivate land excessively and thus exhaust its fertility …   Wiktionary

  • overcrop — v. deplete the fertility of the land by overproduction of crops; plant excessively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overcrop — verb (overcrops, overcropping, overcropped) [usu. as noun overcropping] exhaust (land) by the continuous growing of crops …   English new terms dictionary

  • overcrop — /oʊvəˈkrɒp/ (say ohvuh krop) verb (t) (overcropped, overcropping) to crop (land) to excess; exhaust the fertility of by continuous cropping …   Australian English dictionary

  • overcrop — v.tr. ( cropped, cropping) exhaust (the land) by the continuous growing of crops …   Useful english dictionary

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  • overcropping — noun exhaust (land) by the continuous growing of crops. → overcrop …   English new terms dictionary

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