field crop

Definitions of field crop
  1. noun
    a crop (other than fruits or vegetables) that is grown for agricultural purposes
    “cotton, hay, and grain are field crops
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    field corn
    corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain
    Zea mays indentata, dent corn
    corn whose kernels contain both hard and soft starch and become indented at maturity
    Yankee corn, Zea mays indurata, flint corn, flint maize
    corn having kernels with a hard outer layer enclosing the soft endosperm
    Zea mays amylacea, flour corn, soft corn, squaw corn
    corn having kernels almost entirely of soft starch
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    crop
    a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
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