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Meaning of GUANO

Pronunciation:  'gwânow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the excrement of sea birds; used as fertilizer
 

GUANO is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: body waste, excrement, excreta, excretion, excretory product, organic, organic fertiliser, organic fertilizer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gua"no\, n.; pl. {Guanos}. [Sp. guano, fr. Peruv. huanu
dung.]
A substance found in great abundance on some coasts or
islands frequented by sea fowls, and composed chiefly of
their excrement. It is rich in phosphates and ammonia, and is
used as a powerful fertilizer.

 

 

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