haylage

noun
hay·​lage | \ ˈhā-lij How to pronounce haylage (audio) \

Definition of haylage

: a stored forage that is essentially a grass silage wilted to 35 to 50 percent moisture

First Known Use of haylage

circa 1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for haylage

hay + silage

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Cite this Entry

“Haylage.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haylage. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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