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ensilage

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Noun
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en=si=lage

CIDE DICTIONARY

ensilagen. [F.; pref. en- (L. in) + silo. See Silo.].
  •  The process of preserving fodder (such as cornstalks, rye, oats, millet, etc.) by compressing it while green and fresh in a pit or vat called a silo, where it is kept covered from the air; as, the ensilage of fodder.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The fodder preserved in a silo.  [1913 Webster]
ensilagev. t. 
     To preserve in a silo; as, to ensilage cornstalks.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ensilage, n. & v.
--n. = SILAGE.
--v.tr. treat (fodder) by ensilage.

Etymology
F (as ENSILE)

THESAURUS

ensilage

barley, bird seed, bran, cat food, chicken feed, chop, corn, dog food, eatage, feed, fodder, forage, grain, hay, mash, meal, oats, pasturage, pasture, pet food, provender, scratch, scratch feed, silage, slops, straw, swill, wheat

ROGET THESAURUS

ensilage

Provision

N provision, supply, grist, grist for the mill, subvention, resources, groceries, grocery, providing, purveyance, reinforcement, reenforcement, commissariat, provender, ensilage, viaticum, caterer, purveyor, commissary, quartermaster, manciple, feeder, batman, victualer, grocer, comprador, restaurateur, jackal, pelican, sutler, grocery shop, grocery store.

Preservation

N preservation, safe-keeping, conservation, maintenance, support, susteritation, conservatism, vis conservatrix, salvation, prophylaxis, preserver, preservative, additive, antibiotics, antifungals, biocide, hygiastics, hygiantics, cover, drugget, cordon sanitaire, canning, ensilage, tinned goods, canned goods, snake oil, spider webs, cure-all, laetrile, charm, preserving, conservative, prophylactic, preservatory, preservative, hygienic, preserved, unimpaired, unbroken, uninjured, unhurt, unsinged, unmarred, safe, safe and sound, intact, with a whole skin, nolumus leges Angliae mutari.


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