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crop

 (krŏp)
n.
1.
a. Cultivated plants or agricultural produce, such as grain, vegetables, or fruit, considered as a group: Wheat is a common crop.
b. The total yield of such produce in a particular season or place: an orchard that produced a huge crop of apples last year.
2. A group, quantity, or supply appearing at one time: a crop of new ideas.
3. A short haircut.
4. An earmark on an animal.
5.
a. A short whip used in horseback riding, with a loop serving as a lash.
b. The stock of a whip.
6. Zoology
a. A pouchlike enlargement of a bird's gullet in which food is partially digested or stored for regurgitation to nestlings.
b. A similar enlargement in the digestive tract of annelids and insects.
v. cropped, crop·ping, crops
v.tr.
1.
a. To cut or bite off the tops or ends of: crop a hedge; sheep cropping grass.
b. To cut (hair, for example) very short.
c. To clip (an animal's ears, for example).
d. To trim (a photograph or picture, for example).
2.
a. To harvest: crop salmon.
b. To cause to grow or yield a crop.
v.intr.
1. To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
2. To plant, grow, or yield a crop.
Phrasal Verb:
crop up
To appear unexpectedly or occasionally: "one of the many theories that keep cropping up in his story" (Christopher Lehmann-Haupt).

[Middle English, from Old English cropp, ear of grain.]

cropped

(krɒpt)
adj
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (of hair) cut very short
2. (Clothing & Fashion) clothing not full-length
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cropped - (of land or soil) used for growing crops; "cropped soil"
planted - set in the soil for growth
Translations

cropped

[ˈkrɒpt] adj
[hair] → coupé(e) court
[top] → petit(e); [trousers] → court(e)

cropped

adj (Fashion) cropped topbauchfreies Shirt; cropped trousers (Brit) → Caprihose f
References in classic literature ?
As everyone exclaimed, and Beth hugged the cropped head tenderly, Jo assumed an indifferent air, which did not deceive anyone a particle, and said, rumpling up the brown bush and trying to look as if she liked it, "It doesn't affect the fate of the nation, so don't wail, Beth.
The fiercer element had cropped the verdure of the plain, which looked as though it were scathed by the consuming lightning.
But the next day, as the hour for my drive approached, I cropped up in another place.