Examples of dung in a Sentence
researchers tracked the wild gorillas by following the piles of dung
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That includes both outdoor pollution tainted by mercury, arsenic and other harmful particulates, and household air dirtied by the burning of wood, dung and other organic materials.
The beetle pushes a 10-foot-tall, geodesic orb (aka the dung ball) made from aluminum.
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.
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.
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.
Other animals, like dung beetles, alter their behavior to preserve body water.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of dung
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of dung
before 12th century
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