cash crop

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cash crop (plural cash crops)

  1. (agriculture) A crop that is grown for sale rather than for personal food or for feeding to livestock.
    • 1960 March, H. P. White, “The Hawkhurst branch of the Southern Region”, in Trains Illustrated, page 170:
      So the matter rested until the Cranbrook & Paddock Wood Company was incorporated on August 8, 1877, appropriately displaying a bunch of hops on its seal, for these had become the principal cash crop in the area.

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