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stover

[ stoh-ver ]
/ ˈstoʊ vər /
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noun
coarse roughage used as feed for livestock.
stalks and leaves, not including grain, of such forages as corn and sorghum.
British Dialect. fodder minus the grain portion of the plant.
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Origin of stover

1300–50; Middle English; aphetic variant of estover;see estovers
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British Dictionary definitions for stover

stover
/ (ˈstəʊvə) /

noun
mainly British fodder
US cornstalks used as fodder

Word Origin for stover

C14: shortened from estovers
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