noun. fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silo.
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Example sentences of the word silage
1. Noun, singular or mass
Turn the barrel on its side and take the bag of silage out.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
In some cases silage, or stored grass, is substituted in part or in full for corn.
Often silage crops are grown to help remove high concentrations of nutrients in the soil and then stored to use as fodder later.
The fermentation process makes silage dangerous for horses, though, because of the potential for mold toxins to develop.