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bonemeal
American English: /ˈboʊnˌmil/
British English: /ˈbəʊnmiːl/

Translation of bonemeal in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • harina (feminine) de huesos
    Example sentences
    • During the autumn, apply an organic fertilizer such as bonemeal mixed with a little dried blood, or use a timed-release bulb food.
    • Always wear a dust mask when you apply bonemeal, guano, or any other type of fertilizer that's dusty.
    • Each spring, the Hills' roses are fed with a mix of controlled-release fertilizer, blood meal, and bonemeal.

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