The etymology seems to be wrong: this would be the origin of "ensile", the verb. dictionary.com suggests that it just short for "ensilage".
Surely this is uncountable too? There should not be a plural in that case. — Paul G 16:13, 16 January 2006 (UTC)
- Well, very many years ago I worked in the laboratory of an animal food company, and analyzed the stuff. I have been know to say things like "I've done thirty silages this morning and have got another forty to do this afternoon." SemperBlotto 16:26, 16 January 2006 (UTC)