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A growing crop, such as clover or grass, that is plowed under the soil to improve fertility.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Agriculture) a growing crop that is ploughed under to enrich the soil
2. (Agriculture) manure that has not yet decomposed
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a crop of growing plants, as clover and other nitrogen-fixing plants, plowed under to enrich the soil.
2. manure that has not undergone decay.
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A leafy crop, such as lupins or mustard, that is grown to dig back into the soil to enrich it.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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|Noun||1.||green manure - a growing crop that is plowed under to enrich soil|
manure - any animal or plant material used to fertilize land especially animal excreta usually with litter material
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