from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A growing crop, such as clover or grass, that is plowed under the soil to improve fertility.

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  • noun A crop that is ploughed into the soil to improve its fertility

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  • noun a growing crop that is plowed under to enrich soil


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