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bone meal

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