Crop-ear
Crop-ear Crop"-ear` (kr?p"?r`), n. A person or animal whose ears are cropped. [1913 Webster]

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  • crop-ear — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a person or animal whose ears have been cropped …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crop — (kr[o^]p), n. [OE. crop, croppe, craw, top of a plant, harvest, AS. crop, cropp, craw, top, bunch, ear of corn; akin to D. krop craw, G. kropf, Icel. kroppr hump or bunch on the body, body; but cf. also W. cropa, croppa, crop or craw of a bird,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crop — cropless, adj. /krop/, n., v., cropped or (Archaic) cropt; cropping. n. 1. the cultivated produce of the ground, while growing or when gathered: the wheat crop. 2. the yield of such produce for a particular season. 3. the yield of some other… …   Universalium

  • crop — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, craw, head of a plant, yield of a field, from Old English cropp craw, head of a plant; akin to Old High German kropf goiter, craw Date: before 12th century 1. a pouched enlargement of the gullet of many birds… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crop — noun 1》 a plant cultivated on a large scale for food or other use, especially a cereal, fruit, or vegetable.     ↘an amount of a crop harvested at one time. 2》 an amount of related people or things appearing at one time: the current crop of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • crop — [[t]krɒp[/t]] n. v. cropped, crop•ping 1) agr. the cultivated produce of the ground, while growing or when gathered: the wheat crop[/ex] 2) agr. the yield of such produce in one season 3) the yield of any product in a season 4) a group of persons …   From formal English to slang

  • Neck and crop — Crop Crop (kr[o^]p), n. [OE. crop, croppe, craw, top of a plant, harvest, AS. crop, cropp, craw, top, bunch, ear of corn; akin to D. krop craw, G. kropf, Icel. kroppr hump or bunch on the body, body; but cf. also W. cropa, croppa, crop or craw of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cropping (animal) — This article is about the partial removal of the ears of animals. For removal of human ears, see Cropping (punishment). A Dogo Guatemalteco with cropped ears Cropping is the removal of part or all of the pinnae or auricles, the external visible… …   Wikipedia

  • corn earworm — /ear werrm / the larva of a cosmopolitan noctuid moth, Heliothis zea, that is highly destructive to crops, esp. corn, cotton, and tomato. Also called bollworm, cotton bollworm, tomato fruitworm. [1795 1805, Amer.] * * * or cotton bollworm or… …   Universalium

  • Maize — This article is about the cereal grain, primarily known as corn in the United States. For other uses, see Maize (disambiguation). Corn redirects here. For other uses, see Corn (disambiguation). Maize Illustration depicting both male and female… …   Wikipedia

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