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, 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, 30 May 2018 Add a handful of bonemeal if your soil is low in phosphorus. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of bonemeal

1833, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bonemeal was in 1833

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“Bonemeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bonemeal. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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bonemeal

noun

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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