Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The most finely divided portion of ground bones, separated from the coarser parts by sifting: used as a fertilizer.

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Examples

  • The ease with which bones when ground into a fine state of division putrefy, is evidenced by the fact that bone-flour has to be salted in order to enable it to keep.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

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