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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To exhaust the fertility of (land) by continuous cultivation of crops.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb to exhaust (arable land) by excessive cultivation.

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  • verb To cultivate land excessively and thus exhaust its fertility

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb to exhaust by excessive cultivation

Etymologies

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over- +‎ crop

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