Cash-crop meaning

The definition of a cash crop is a crop grown for the purpose of selling it, rather than using or consuming it personally.

Cotton that you grow in order to sell is an example of a cash crop.

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A crop, such as tobacco, grown for direct sale rather than for livestock feed.
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A crop grown by a farmer primarily for sale to others rather than for his or her own use.
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(agriculture) Any crop that is grown for sale rather than for personal food or for feeding to livestock.
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