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ensilage


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ensilage  \En"si*lage\,  n.  [F.;  pref.  en-  (L.  in)  +  silo.  See 
  {Silo}.] 
  1.  The  process  of  preserving  fodder  (such  as  cornstalks,  rye, 
  oats,  millet,  etc.)  by  compressing  it  while  green  and 
  fresh  in  a  pit  or  vat  called  a  silo,  where  it  is  kept 
  covered  from  the  air;  as  the  ensilage  of  fodder. 
 
  2.  The  fodder  preserved  in  a  silo. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ensilage  \En"si*lage\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ensilaged};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Ensilaging}.] 
  To  preserve  in  a  silo;  as  to  ensilage  cornstalks. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ensilage 
  n  :  fodder  harvested  while  green  and  kept  succulent  by  partial 
  fermentation  as  in  a  silo  [syn:  {silage}] 




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