Origin and Etymology of manure
Definition of manure
manurialplay \-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əl\ adjective
Examples of manure in a Sentence
a bag of cow manure
fertilizers made from animal manures
Recent Examples of manure from the Web
The algae-feeding phosphorus is primarily found in manure and fertilizer spread on the fields in spring.
What is this sweet scent of manure wafting in the afternoon air?
In the same way that manure can fertilize a bounty of flora, an absolute garbage tweet can, on occasion, give birth to a fruitful discussion.
Just as farmers use cow manure as fertilizer, ants spread their feces around to cultivate a garden of fungi for munching on.
The cows’ manure would also recycle nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous to the soil, encouraging the growth of new vegetation and sequestering even more carbon.
The agency imposed fines of about $5,000 on the farms involved in the manure pond deaths.
Two farm laborers died last year by choking or drowning in cow manure ponds.
Due to already lax regulation, hog farms can currently drain their pigs’ manure into giant cesspools called lagoons and then empty the lagoons by spraying the fecal slurry onto farmland as fertilizer.
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First Known Use of manure
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Definition of manure for English Language Learners
: solid waste from farm animals that is used to make soil better for growing plants
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