silage

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Alteration (probably by influence of silo) of ensilage (1881), itself from French ensilage, from ensiler (put in a silo), from Spanish ensilar.

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silage (usually uncountable, plural silages)

  1. Fermented green forage fodder stored in an airtight silo or clamp.
    • 1939, Journal of Agricultural Research (volume 57, page 506)
      Compared to the corn silages, the sweetclover silages are much higher in digestible crude protein, but lower in total digestible nutrients.

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silage (third-person singular simple present silages, present participle silaging or silageing, simple past and past participle silaged)

  1. To ensile.

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