side-dressing

noun
side-dress·​ing | \ ˈsīd-ˌdre-siŋ \

Definition of side-dressing

: plant nutrients (such as fertilizer) used to side-dress a crop

First Known Use of side-dressing

1888, in the meaning defined above

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