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Origin of guano
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Example sentences from the Web for guano
The first was that someone became directly infected by a bat or its guano.
A man who suddenly fell ill after collecting bat guano from a cave to use for fertilizer.
Possibly the use of guano might make wheat a paying crop, but he still doubted.
In the subjoined tables the composition of a great variety of different kinds of guano is given.
The value and use of guano are now so well understood, that it is scarcely necessary to enlarge on the mode of its application.
Hence an important difference between Peruvian guano and most other varieties.
The variety of guano to be selected must depend to a great extent on the use to which it is to be put.
British Dictionary definitions for guano
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