- guanine deaminase,
- guanine deoxyribonucleotide,
- guanine ribonucleotide,
- guanosine monophosphate,
- guanosine triphosphate,
- guantánamo bay
Origin of guano
Examples from the Web for guano
By 1874 the manufacture of menhaden oil and guano had become identified as one of the important industries of this country.The Stronghold|Miriam Haynie
March 1st the Bethia Thayer, with more Peruvian guano, was also released on bond.Cruise and Captures of the Alabama|Albert M. Goodrich
The appearance of the guano will serve fairly well to detect whether it is abnormally moist.Manures and the principles of manuring|Charles Morton Aikman
The best action of guano is undoubtedly upon naturally poor or worn out light sandy soils.
The adulteration of guano is carried to a great extent in England, and probably will be in this country.
noun plural -nos
- the dried excrement of fish-eating sea birds, deposited in rocky coastal regions of South America: contains the urates, oxalates, and phosphates of ammonium and calcium; used as a fertilizer
- the accumulated droppings of bats and seals
Word Origin for guano
c.1600, from Spanish guano "dung," especially of sea-birds on islands off Peru, from Quechua huanu "dung."