Examples of dung in a Sentence
researchers tracked the wild gorillas by following the piles of dung
Recent Examples of dung from the Web
By evolving the ability to make this chemical, which prevents the munchies in insects, perhaps some fungi triumphed over their competitors, and dominated the delicious worlds of dung and rotting wood.
The beetle pushes a 10-foot-tall, geodesic orb (aka the dung ball) made from aluminum.
If the circus has set up shop in the White House and exotic political animals are dropping their dung all over the National Mall, blame the Barnum who brought all this to town.
Other animals, like dung beetles, alter their behavior to preserve body water.
After a season set entirely in a small Texas town, many of whose residents were key characters, the show blew up the town in a cow-dung-methane explosion and (apparently) killed off most of the characters.
Still, Allen is tickled by the prospect of exhuming a tapeworm from elephant dung during his next field-research trip, on the Italian side of the Traversette.
Some critics (including the group that in March dumped 88 pounds of animal dung outside the Palazzo) view the show as an exercise in megalomania.
The aroma was equally thrilling—a heady mix of sawdust, cotton candy, and animal dung.
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Origin and Etymology of dung
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of dung
First Known Use of dung
before 12th century
DUNG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dung for English Language Learners
: solid waste from an animal
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