Guano Definition

gwänō
guanos
noun
Dung of seabirds, found especially on islands off the coast of Peru: it is used as a fertilizer.
Webster's New World
Any natural or artificial fertilizer resembling this, as bat dung.
Webster's New World
other
Any of various similar substances, such as a fertilizer prepared from ground fish parts.
American Heritage Science

Origin of Guano

  • From Spanish guano, from Quechuan language huanu (“dung”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Spanish from Quechua huanu dung

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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