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dung

1dung

noun \ˈdəŋ\

: solid waste from an animal

Full Definition of DUNG

1
:  the feces of an animal :  manure
2
:  something repulsive
dungy \ˈdəŋ-ē\ adjective

Examples of DUNG

  1. <researchers tracked the wild gorillas by following the piles of dung>

Origin of DUNG

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse dyngja manure pile
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Rhymes with DUNG

2dung

verb

Definition of DUNG

transitive verb
:  to fertilize or dress with manure
intransitive verb
:  defecate

First Known Use of DUNG

before 12th century

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