bone meal

or bone·meal

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noun Agriculture.

bones ground to a coarse powder, used as fertilizer or feed.

Origin of bone meal

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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bone meal

noun

the product of dried and ground animal bones, used as a fertilizer or in stock feeds

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