Definition of aftermath in English:


Line breaks: after|math
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːftəmaθ
, ˈɑːftəmɑːθ


  • 2 Farming New grass growing after mowing or harvest.
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    • Proper use of slurry and fertilizer are essential to the recovery of silage aftermaths right now.
    • Grazing must take priority through the summer months, with the grazing rotations extended across second-cut aftermaths to compensate for slower growth as grass hits the mid-season trough.
    • In early August they commenced the grass harvesting operation on second cut aftermath, with fresh cut grass made available at both milkings to all cows.


late 15th century (in sense 2): from after (as an adjective) + dialect math 'mowing', of Germanic origin; related to German Mahd.

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