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A small farm producing vegetables for commercial sale, usually to local markets.
truck farmer n.
truck farm′ing n.
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(Commerce) US and Canadian a market garden
truck farmer n
truck farming n
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a farm for the growing of vegetables for the market.
truck′ farm`er, n.
truck′ farm`ing, n.
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truck farm- Refers to the sense of truck as "commodities for sale," and, later, "garden produce for market."
See also related terms for truck.
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|Noun||1.||truck farm - a farm where vegetables are grown for market|
farm - workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"
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