- any crop harvested while green for fodder and kept succulent by partial fermentation in a silo
Also called: ensilage
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
si•lage /ˈsaɪlɪdʒ/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- Agriculturegrass or other food stored in a silo for cattle.
si•lage (sī′lij),USA pronunciation n.
- Agriculturefodder preserved through fermentation in a silo;
- shortening of ensilage, influenced by silo 1880–85
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silage /ˈsaɪlɪdʒ/ n
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