baule

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noun \ˈbȯl, ˈbōl\

Definition of baule

plural

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  1. :  the theoretical amount of nitrogen or other essential mineral constituent necessary to produce one-half of the maximum possible yield of a crop

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Origin and Etymology of baule

after Bernhard Baule †1976 German mathematician The baule unit was defined by the mathematician Bernhard Baule (1891-1976, born in Münden, Hannover, resident in Graz, Austria, for much of his life) in the article “Zu Mitscherlichs Gesetz der physiologische Beziehungen,” Landwirtschaftliche Jahrbücher, Band 51 (1918), pp. 363-85. The unit was based on an equation developed by the German agronomist Eilhard Alfred Mitscherlich (1874-1956).


Baule

noun Ba·u·le \¦bau̇-¦lā\

Definition of Baule

plural

Baule

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Baules

  1. 1 :  a people of the Ivory Coast region of West Africa linguistically related to Ashanti and other peoples eastward and renowned for their carved statuary in wood

  2. 2 :  a member of the Baule people

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