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bonemeal

Line breaks: bone|meal
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊnmiːl
 
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Definition of bonemeal in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Crushed or ground bones used as a fertilizer.
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.

Words that rhyme with bonemeal

wholemealoatmeal

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