Definition of stickwater

: a viscous quickly decomposing and evil-smelling liquor that is obtained as a by-product in the wet process of manufacturing fish meal and fish oil by cooking the fish with steam and pressing and that is often concentrated by evaporation for use in animal feeds as a source of vitamins and amino acids

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“Stickwater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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