bonemeal

noun bone·meal \ ˈbōn-ˌmēl \

Definition of bonemeal

: crushed or ground bone used especially as fertilizer or feed

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1833

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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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