bonemeal

noun bone·meal \ˈbōn-ˌmēl\

Definition of bonemeal

  1. :  crushed or ground bone used especially as fertilizer or feed

1833

First Known Use of bonemeal

1833


BONEMEAL Defined for English Language Learners

bonemeal

noun bone·meal \ˈbōn-ˌmēl\

Definition of bonemeal for English Language Learners

  • : bones that have been crushed or ground and that are added to soil to help plants grow better

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