Silage meaning

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Fodder prepared by compressing and fermenting green forage crops under anaerobic conditions, usually in a silo.
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Green fodder preserved in a silo; ensilage.
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Fermented green forage fodder stored in a silo.
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Origin of silage

  • Short for ensilage

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

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

    From Wiktionary