ensilage

noun
en·​si·​lage | \ ˈen(t)-s(ə-)lij How to pronounce ensilage (audio) , for sense 1 also in-ˈsī-lij How to pronounce ensilage (audio) \

Definition of ensilage

1 : the process of preserving fodder by ensiling
2 : silage

First Known Use of ensilage

1876, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ensilage

French, from ensiler to ensile, from en- + silo silo, from Spanish

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“Ensilage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ensilage. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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