from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To cultivate land excessively and thus exhaust its fertility

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

  • v. to exhaust by excessive cultivation


over- +‎ crop (Wiktionary)



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