fish meal


fish meal
noun
ground dried fish used as fertilizer and as feed for domestic livestock
Hypernyms: ↑organic, ↑organic fertilizer, ↑organic fertiliser, ↑feed, ↑provender

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noun
: ground dried fish and fish waste used as fertilizer and in animal feeds

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dried fish ground for use as fertilizer, animal feed, or an ingredient in other foods. Also, fishmeal.
[1850-55]

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fish meal,
a mealy substance obtained by pulverizing the dried bodies of fish not usable as food for humans, and also the heads and entrails of food fish. Fish meal is used as fertilizer or as an ingredient of feed for poultry and stock.

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(also fishmeal) n. ground dried fish used as fertilizer or animal feed

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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