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dung

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noun \ˈdəŋ\

Definition of dung

  1. 1 :  the feces of an animal :  manure

  2. 2 :  something repulsive

dungy

play \ˈdəŋ-ē\ adjective

Examples of dung in a sentence

  1. <researchers tracked the wild gorillas by following the piles of dung>

Origin and Etymology of dung

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse dyngja manure pile


First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms


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dung

verb

Definition of dung

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to fertilize or dress with manure

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  defecate

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of dung

before 12th century


DUNG Defined for English Language Learners

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dung

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noun \ˈdəŋ\

Definition of dung for English Language Learners

  • : solid waste from an animal


DUNG Defined for Kids

dung

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noun \ˈdəŋ\

Definition of dung for Students

  1. :  solid waste matter from an animal



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