Quick answer
"Cultures" is a form of "culture", a noun which is often translated as "la cultura". "Crops" is a form of "crop", a noun which is often translated as "el cultivo". Learn more about the difference between "cultures" and "crops" below.
culture(
kuhl
-
chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (human intellectual activity)
a. la cultura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Greek culture is rich with history and tradition.La cultura griega es rica en historia y tradición.
2. (the customs of a particular group)
a. la cultura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She experienced culture shock when she moved to India.Vivió un choque de cultura al mudarse a la India.
3. (refinement)
a. la cultura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She is a woman of culture, having received the finest education around.Es una mujer de cultura tras recibir la mejor educación que existe.
4. (agriculture)
a. el cultivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Rice cultures are found all across Asia.Los cultivos de arroz se encuentran por todas partes en Asia.
5. (biology)
a. el cultivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They grew a bacteria culture to test its resistance to antibiotics.Crearon un cultivo de bacterias para probar su resistencia al antibiótico.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (biology)
a. cultivar
They were able to culture new lung cells with his sample.Consiguieron cultivar células pulmonares nuevas con la muestra.
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crop(
krap
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (agriculture)
a. el cultivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(species grown)
The most popular crop in this region is avocados.El cultivo más popular de la región es el aguacate.
This severe drought is destroying the crops.Esta grave sequía está asolando los cultivos.
b. la cosecha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(produce)
This year's crop was really profitable.La cosecha de este año fue muy productiva.
2. (animal anatomy)
a. el buche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bird ate bread until his crop was full.El pájaro comió pan hasta tener el buche lleno.
3. (whip)
a. la fusta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I lost my crop to urge the pack animals.Perdí mi fusta para azuzar a las bestias de carga.
b. el mango
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(handle)
The crop of this whip is made of genuine leather.El mango de esta fusta está hecho de piel auténtica.
4. (batch)
a. la tanda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I am looking forward to watching this year's crop of summer movies.Tengo ganas de ver la tanda de este año de películas de verano.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to cut short)
a. cortar
She looked for a radical change and cropped her long hair.Buscaba un cambio radical y se cortó su larga melena.
b. rapar (close-cut)
Henry decided to crop his hair when he had lice.Henry decidió rapar su cabello cuando tuvo piojos.
6. (to trim)
a. recortar
He cropped the photo so it only showed both of us.Recortó la foto para que solo saliéramos nosotros dos.
7. (to graze on)
a. comer
The cows were cropping grass placidly.Las vacas comían pasto tranquilamente.
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