the preservation of green fodder in a silo or pit.
fodder preserved.

verb (used with object), en·si·laged, en·si·lag·ing.

Origin of ensilage

From French, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at ensile, -age
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Related Words for ensilage

fodder, silage, ensilage

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British Dictionary definitions for ensilage



the process of ensiling green fodder
a less common name for silage
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