silage

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsaɪlɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsaɪlɪdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sīlij)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
si•lage /ˈsaɪlɪdʒ/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Agriculturegrass or other food stored in a silo for cattle.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
si•lage  (sīlij),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Agriculturefodder preserved through fermentation in a silo;
    ensilage.
  • shortening of ensilage, influenced by silo 1880–85

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
silage /ˈsaɪlɪdʒ/ n
  1. any crop harvested while green for fodder and kept succulent by partial fermentation in a silo
    Also called: ensilage
Etymology: 19th Century: alteration (influenced by silo) of ensilage
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