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v. in·ter·cropped, in·ter·crop·ping, in·ter·crops
To grow more than one crop in the same field, especially in alternating rows or sections.
To plant (a crop) in the same field with another.
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(Agriculture) a crop grown between the rows of another crop
vb, -crops, -cropping or -cropped
(Agriculture) to grow (one crop) between the rows of (another)
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in•ter•crop(v. ˌɪn tərˈkrɒp; n. ˈɪn tərˌkrɒp)
v. -cropped, -crop•ping,
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 plants of a different crop.
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Past participle: intercropped
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