There are 2 main definitions of kibble in English:

kibble1

Syllabification: kib·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈkibəl
 
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verb

[with object] (usually as adjective kibbled)
Grind or chop (beans, grain, etc.) coarsely.
More example sentences
  • It also contains a number of grains, soaked overnight: linseed, rolled oats, polenta, sunflower seeds, purple kibbled wheat and sesame seeds.
  • Soak the kibbled wheat in the boiling water for 4 hours, until the wheat is swollen and soft.
  • Kibbled bread contains kibbled grain which is grain that has been broken into smaller pieces.

noun

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Ground meal shaped into pellets, especially for pet food.
More example sentences
  • Stuff you wouldn't want to eat but the dog might like: dried liver, plain old (good quality) dog kibble, dry cat food, other pre-made dog treats.
  • Mash dry kitten kibble up with some warm water and let her lick it off your fingers.
  • Into each bowl he measures a few scoops of high-grade kibble, sprinkles on some raisins, and chops half a hard-boiled egg on top.

Origin

late 18th century: of unknown origin.

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There are 2 main definitions of kibble in English:

kibble2

Syllabification: kib·ble
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈkibəl/

noun

British

Origin

late Middle English: from Middle High German kübel, from medieval Latin cupellus 'wheat measure, cask', diminutive of cuppa 'cup'.

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