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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The solid residue that is left after certain oily seeds, such as cottonseed and linseed, have been pressed free of their oil. It is ground and used as cattle feed or fertilizer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The solid residue remaining after any oilseed has been pressed to remove the vegetable oil; it is used, with other ingredients, as animal food

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the refuse of flax seed, cotton seed, or other vegetable substance from which oil has been expressed, compacted into a solid mass, and used as food for cattle, for manure, or for other purposes.
  • n. See under Cake.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cake or mass of compressed linseed, or rape, poppy, mustard, cotton, or other seeds, from which oil has been extracted.

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

  • n. mass of e.g. linseed or cottonseed or soybean from which the oil has been pressed; used as food for livestock

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