side-dressing

noun
side-dress·​ing | \ ˈsīd-ˌdre-siŋ How to pronounce side-dressing (audio) \
variants: or sidedressing or side dressing

Definition of side-dressing

: plant nutrients (such as fertilizer) used to side-dress a crop also : the act of practice of applying side-dressing

First Known Use of side-dressing

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Side-dressing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/side-dressing. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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