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silage definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silo [syn: silage, ensilage]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: short for ensilage Date: 1884 fodder converted into succulent feed for livestock through processes of anaerobic acid fermentation (as in a silo)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. --n. 1 storage in a silo. 2 green fodder that has been stored in a silo. --v.tr. put into a silo. Etymology: alt. of ENSILAGE after silo

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Silage Si"lage, n. & v. Short for Ensilage.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Silage is food for cattle that is made by cutting a crop such as grass or corn when it is green and then keeping it covered.

Moby Thesaurus

barley, bird seed, bran, cat food, chicken feed, chop, corn, dog food, eatage, ensilage, feed, fodder, forage, grain, hay, mash, meal, oats, pasturage, pasture, pet food, provender, scratch, scratch feed, slops, straw, swill, wheat



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