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fertilizer

noun fer·til·iz·er \-ˌlī-zər\

: a substance (such as manure or a special chemical) that is added to soil to help the growth of plants

Full Definition of FERTILIZER

:  one that fertilizes; specifically :  a substance (as manure or a chemical mixture) used to make soil more fertile
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Examples of FERTILIZER

  1. We only use organic fertilizer in our gardens.
  2. They use chemical fertilizers on their lawn.

First Known Use of FERTILIZER

circa 1661
FERTILIZER Defined for Kids

fertilizer

noun fer·til·iz·er \ˈfər-tə-ˌlī-zər\

Definition of FERTILIZER for Kids

:  material added to soil to make it more fertile

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