Crop duster


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crop-dust·er

or crop duster (krŏp′dŭst′ər)
n.
1. A light aircraft equipped for spraying crops with powdered insecticides or fungicides.
2. The pilot of such an aircraft.

Crop duster

1. A person who dusts crops, and usually referring to the pilot of a light airplane used in dusting. (The use of airplanes in the crop-dusting process dates back to the 1920s and was one of the earlier commercial applications of the airplane.)
2. An implement for blowing insecticide powder over a growing crop.
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