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1. short for riding crop
a. a pouchlike expanded part of the oesophagus of birds, in which food is stored or partially digested before passing on to the gizzard
b. a similar structure in insects, earthworms, and other invertebrates
A plant or animal grown for its commercial value.
Defective end portion of an ingot which is removed for scrap before rolling the ingot.
A distensible saccular diverticulum near the lower end of the esophagus of birds which serves to hold and soften food before passage into the stomach.
A bunch of foliage worked or sculptured at the top of a spire, finial, or similar decorative member, and having a resemblance to the top of a plant.