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manure

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verb ma·nure \mə-ˈnu̇r, -ˈnyu̇r\

Definition of manure

manured

manuring

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 obsolete :  cultivate

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

manurer

noun


Origin and Etymology 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of manure

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

manurial

play \-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əl\ adjective

Examples of manure in a sentence

  1. a bag of cow manure

  2. fertilizers made from animal manures



1532

First Known Use of manure

1532

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

Rhymes with manure

abjure, adjure, Adour, allure, amour, Ashur, assure, brochure, ceinture, cocksure, coiffure, conjure, contour, couture, demure, detour, dirt-poor, endure, ensure, faubourg, for sure, Fraktur, grandeur, gravure, guipure, hachure, immure, impure, insure, inure, kultur, land-poor, langur, ligure, mature, mohur, obscure, parure, perdure, procure, rondure, secure, siddur, tambour, tandoor, tenure, Uighur, unmoor, velour, velure


MANURE Defined for Kids

manure

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noun ma·nure \mə-ˈnu̇r, -ˈnyu̇r\

Definition of manure for Students

  1. :  material (as animal wastes) used to fertilize land





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