Intercrop
Intercrop In"ter*crop`, n. (Agric.) A crop grown among or between the rows of another crop; a catch crop. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Intercrop — In ter*crop , v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. { cropped}; p. pr. & vb. n. { cropping}.] (Agric.) To cultivate by planting simultaneous crops in alternate rows; as, to intercrop an orchard. Also, to use for catch crops at seasons when the ground is not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intercrop — [in΄tər kräp′, in′tər kräp΄; ] for n. [ in′tər kräp΄] vt., vi. intercropped, intercropping to grow a crop with (another crop) in the same field, as in alternate rows n. any such crop …   English World dictionary

  • intercrop — verb Date: 1898 transitive verb to grow a crop in between (another) intransitive verb to grow two or more crops simultaneously (as in alternate rows) on the same plot • intercrop noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intercrop — v. /in teuhr krop /; n. /in teuhr krop /, v., intercropped, intercropping, n. Agric. v.i. 1. to grow one crop between the rows of another, as in an orchard or field. v.t. 2. to grow a crop between the rows of. n. 3. a crop plant growing between… …   Universalium

  • intercrop — 1. verb To grow more than one crop, in alternate rows, in the same field 2. noun The second (or subsequent) crop so planted …   Wiktionary

  • intercrop — v. grow different crops in alternate rows in the same fieldas another crop …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intercrop — verb (intercrops, intercropping, intercropped) [often as noun intercropping] grow (a crop) among plants of a different kind …   English new terms dictionary

  • intercrop — in·ter·crop …   English syllables

  • intercrop — in•ter•crop v. [[t]ˌɪn tərˈkrɒp[/t]] n. [[t]ˈɪn tərˌkrɒp[/t]] v. cropped, crop•ping, n. 1) agr. to grow one crop between the rows of another, as in an orchard or field 2) agr. to grow a crop between the rows of 3) agr. a crop plant growing… …   From formal English to slang

  • intercrop — [c]/ɪntəˈkrɒp/ (say intuh krop) verb (intercropped, intercropping) –verb (i) 1. to use the space between the rows of an orchard, vineyard, or field for the simultaneous production of a different cultivated crop. –verb (t) 2. to plant such a crop …   Australian English dictionary

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