verb (used with object)
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Origin of dung
OTHER WORDS FROM dungdungy, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for dung
Insects are also recyclers, decomposing plant matter and animal dung and contributing to the organic content of soils.We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril - Issue 95: Escape|John Hainze|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
The insects collected mouthfuls of dung and then made a beeline back to their hive.
To confirm that bees collected poop, the researchers gathered dung from chickens, water buffalos, pigs and cows.
Animals who have good vision can orient based on the polarization of sunlight, as some birds are thought to do, or based on the position of stars in the night sky, as in dung beetles.How Sea Turtles Find Their Way - Issue 94: Evolving|Jason G. Goldman|December 16, 2020|Nautilus
By studying those bits of dung, he can find and follow an entire population of animals without ever seeing one individual.
Likewise, in the NFL, Tony Dungy became the first African-American head coach to win a Super Bowl in 2007.Black College Football Coaches Don’t Get Second Chances|Evin Demirel|January 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dungy later rejoined the team, at great personal distress, out of a sense of duty.
Later, as a head coach with Tampa Bay, and then the Indianapolis Colts, Dungy also cut a chaste figure.
And once Dungy reached out to Locksley, both scores were off the charts.
Locksley later said, “I see Coach Dungy being a guy with a wealth of experience and knowledge, not just in football, but in life.”
The animals rolled luxuriously in the brown, dungy mixture, and Genesmere made his coffee strong.Red Men and White|Owen Wister
British Dictionary definitions for dung
- excrement, esp of animals; manure
- (as modifier)dung cart