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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guano  \Gua"no\,  n.;  pl  {Guanos}.  [Sp.  guano,  fr  Peruv.  huanu 
  dung.] 
  A  substance  found  in  great  abundance  on  some  coasts  or 
  islands  frequented  by  sea  fowls,  and  composed  chiefly  of 
  their  excrement.  It  is  rich  in  phosphates  and  ammonia,  and  is 
  used  as  a  powerful  fertilizer. 




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