bonemeal

noun
bone·​meal | \ ˈbōn-ˌmēl How to pronounce bonemeal (audio) \

Definition of bonemeal

: crushed or ground bone used especially as fertilizer or feed

Examples of bonemeal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow the Most Pie-Worthy Rhubarb Ever," 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow the Most Pie-Worthy Rhubarb Ever," 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow the Most Pie-Worthy Rhubarb Ever," 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow the Most Pie-Worthy Rhubarb Ever," 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow the Most Pie-Worthy Rhubarb Ever," 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow the Most Pie-Worthy Rhubarb Ever," 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow the Most Pie-Worthy Rhubarb Ever," 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow the Most Pie-Worthy Rhubarb Ever," 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of bonemeal

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Bonemeal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bonemeal. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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bonemeal

noun
How to pronounce bonemeal (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of bonemeal

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

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