- bones ground to a coarse powder, used as fertilizer or feed.
Origin of bone meal
Examples from the Web for bone meal
Historical Examples of bone meal
But he turned up the second day, smelling of violet soap and bone-meal, and he didn't sing his list of grievances, either.
Some of these weak sisters I make the assistant boss of the machine-shop and some of the bone-meal mill.
I fertilize my orchard with ashes and bone-meal; both are beneficial, but not necessary in good potash soils.The Apple
In case meat food is given, bone-meal, fed in small quantities, will form a valuable addition to their ration.The Dollar Hen
Milo M. Hastings
When you cut down severely you should give a little extra food in the shape of manure, bone-meal, or Clays Fertilizer.The Children's Book of Gardening
Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
- the product of dried and ground animal bones, used as a fertilizer or in stock feeds