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manure

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verb ma·nure \mə-ˈnu̇r, -ˈnyu̇r\

Definition of manure

ma·nuredma·nur·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 obsolete :  cultivate

  3. 2 :  to enrich (land) by the application of manure

ma·nur·er noun


Origin of manure

Middle English manouren, from Anglo-French mainouverer, meinourer to till (land), construct, create, from Medieval Latin manu operare to perform manual labor, from Latin manu by hand + operari to work — more at operate


First Known Use: 15th century

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manure

noun ma·nure

Simple Definition of manure

  • : solid waste from farm animals that is used to make soil better for growing plants

Full Definition of manure

  1. :  material that fertilizes land; especially :  refuse of stables and barnyards consisting of livestock excreta with or without litter

ma·nu·ri·al play \-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əl\ adjective

Examples of manure

  1. a bag of cow manure

  2. fertilizers made from animal manures



1532

First Known Use of manure

1532

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