Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of bone meal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. ground bones, used as a fertilizer or as a component in animal feed; -- it is high in phosphate content.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Bones reduced to a rather coarse powder by grinding: used in agriculture as a fertilizer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. fertilizer made of ground bones

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Examples

  • You can feed it raw or cooked, as you prefer, but add the bonemeal and the fish oil after you cook it.

    30 Days to a Well-Mannered Dog

  • The *littles* are much better this year than last too, I believe it is the extra bonemeal added as they die down.

    April Dreams Gardens-GBBD 2009 « Fairegarden

  • I am being more free with the bonemeal for all the tulips as they are fading this year in hopes of better returns, but new ones will still be added in the fall.

    April Dreams Gardens-GBBD 2009 « Fairegarden

  • Most common and most easily curable with penicillin and other antibiotics is the cutaneous form, observed among people who come into contact with contaminated hides, hair, or bonemeal or who butcher infected animals.

    Inaccrochable

  • Livestock or poultry feeds manufactured from processed livestock byproducts (such as meatmeal tankage, meat and bonemeal, bloodmeal, and feed grade animal fat).

    Animal food

  • Maybe try to throw some bonemeal or other fertilizer on them to give them a boost.

    Tulips « Fairegarden

  • Sometimes I remember to give the bulbs bonemeal and sometimes I forget.

    Tulips « Fairegarden

  • This involved taking out the topsoil, breaking up the subsoil, removing weeds and big stones, adding dried manure and bonemeal, and returning the topsoil.

    Slaying is Such Sweet Sorrow

  • Reject foods that are made up solely of “byproduct meal” or meat- and bonemeal.

    How To Buy & Sell just about Everything

  • The powdered milk, yeast, and bonemeal make this a nicely balanced biscuit as well as a tasty one.

    THROW ME A BONE

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