Definition of silage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsaɪlɪdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪlɪdʒ//
[uncountable] Animal farming
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grass or other green crops that are stored without being dried and are used to feed farm animals in winter See related entries: Animal farming Word Originlate 19th cent.: alteration of ensilage of the same meaning, influenced by silo.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: silage