stover

noun sto·ver \ ˈstō-vər \

Definition of stover

1 dialectal, chiefly England :fodder
2 :mature cured stalks of corn with the ears removed that are used as feed for livestock

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Origin and Etymology of stover

Middle English, modification of Anglo-French estovers necessary supplies, from estover to be necessary, ultimately from Latin est opus there is need


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