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Meaning of ENSILAGE

Pronunciation:  'ensulij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silo
 

ENSILAGE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: silage
 
 See Also: feed, provender

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \En"si*lage\, n. [F.; pref. en- (L. in) + silo. See
    {Silo}.]
    1. The process of preserving fodder (such as cornstalks, rye,
       oats, millet, etc.) by compressing it while green and
       fresh in a pit or vat called a silo, where it is kept
       covered from the air; as the ensilage of fodder.
    
    2. The fodder preserved in a silo.
    
    
  2. \En"si*lage\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ensilaged}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Ensilaging}.]
    To preserve in a silo; as, to ensilage cornstalks.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: barley, bird seed, bran, cat food, chicken feed, chop, corn, dog food, eatage, feed, fodder, forage, grain, hay, mash, meal, oats, pasturage, pasture, pet food, provender, scratch, scratch feed, silage, slops, straw, swill, wheat
 

 

 

 

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