- the preservation of green fodder in a silo or pit.
- fodder preserved.
Origin of ensilage
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Examples from the Web for ensilage
If he does not have a silo, some other food can be used in place of the ensilage.Agriculture for Beginners
Charles William Burkett
To do this stalks and leaves of the corn were chopped by an ensilage cutter.Frying Pan Farm
Elizabeth Brown Pryor
Some think they have found in ensilage the one thing needful.
The ensilage is said to be "more or less good, according to taste."
I told 'em they'd better let me off; but they would have it and so I went up and talked on ensilage.A Hoosier Chronicle
- the process of ensiling green fodder
- a less common name for silage
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