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Fodder

Fodder appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

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Definition of the noun fodder

What does fodder mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: fodders

  1. soldiers who are regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire
  2. coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic words: feed / provender = food for domestic livestock
    • more specific terms:
      • pasturage / pasture / eatage / forage / grass = bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
      • alfalfa = leguminous plant grown for hay or forage
      • broad bean / horse bean = a bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder
      • hay = grass mowed and cured for use as fodder
      • stover = the dried stalks and leaves of a field crop (especially corn) used as animal fodder after the grain has been harvested

Alternative definition of the noun fodder

noun

  1. Food for animals.
  2. A weight by which lead and some other metals were formerly sold, in England, varying from 19 1/2 to 24 cwt (993 to 1222 kg).; a fother.
  3. [slang, drafting, design] Tracing paper.

Definition of the verb fodder

What does fodder mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: foddered | foddering | fodders

  1. give fodder (to domesticated animals)
    • lexical domain: Consumption - verbs of eating and drinking
    • more generic words: feed / give = give food to

Explanation

  1. Fodder or animal feed is any agricultural foodstuff used specifically to feed domesticated livestock, such as cattle, goats, sheep, horses, chickens and pigs. Most animal feed is from plants, but some is of animal origin. "Fodder" refers particularly to food given to the animals, rather than that which they forage for themselves. It includes hay, straw, silage, compressed and pelleted feeds, oils and mixed rations, and sprouted grains and legumes.
    • also known as Animal feed
  2. Fodder is a 2012 Telly Award winning TV program.

Phrases with Fodder

  1. Fodder Burnet
  2. to fodder
  3. Wank Fodder
  4. cannon fodder

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fodder

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Google previewThe Rural Carolinian (1876)

Pulling, curing and hoeing fodder is a tedious, troublesome job, that costs heavily , and if it is done at the sacrifice of the...

Google previewNatural Disasters and Extreme Events in Agriculture (2005)

Impacts and Mitigation by Mannava VK Sivakumar, Raymond P. Motha, Haripada P. Das

Fodder is a big problem ...

Google previewFood (2000)

A Dictionary of Literal and Nonliteral Terms by Robert Allen Palmatier

Fodder is the coarse feed fed to farm animals, esp. cattle, sheep, and goats. It consists of ground-up cornstalks from the silo and dried hay from the barn loft. During a ground war, infantry troops become the corn and hay that the ...

Google previewNuclear Imaging in Drug Discovery, Development, and Approval (2012)

by BURNS

the -99% enriched Xenon-124 gas required as target fodder is a significant capital outlay. The target gas is recovered and ...

Google previewThe retir'd Gardener (1717)

by Louis Liger

Medick Fodder is a Plant that shoots forth Stalks Two Foot high, round, strait, firm, and divided into feveral Branches, bearing abundance of Leaves, Three by Three . . According to M. Tournefort's Defcription, this Plant bears papilionacious ...

Google previewBulletin of the ... Annual Session of the Ohio State Agricultural Convention (1886)

Corn fodder is a valuable food for stock—a very valuable food. Now, like all other feeding stuffs, because corn fodder has not as narrow a nutritive of ratio, in other words, because corn fodder has not the same percentage of proteine that clover ...

Google previewAnnual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1887)

by Ohio State Board of Agriculture

Corn fodder is a valuable food for stock— a very valuable food. Nov, l.ke all other feeding stuffs, because corn fodder has not as narrow a nutritive of ratio, in other words, because corn fodder has not the same percentage of proteine that clover ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (2005)

by Kathryn A. Bard

winter weed, herb Uses: fodder Trifolium alexandrinumL., Egyptian clover 12th Dynasty, ( introduced) winter weed, herb Uses: fodder, medicinal Lotuscorniculatus L.,bird's ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1893)

by Sir George Watt

Fodder Grasses. (W. R. Clark.) SPOROBOLUS, R. Br.; Gen. PL, III., 11 48. A genus of grasses comprising upwards of eighty species, six at least of which are found in the plains of Northern India. Three of these (Sporobolus commutatus, Boiss., ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: pt. 1. Pachyrhizus to Rye. pt. 2. Sabadilla to Silica. pt. 3. Silk to Tea. pt. 4. Tectona to Zygophillum (1893)

by Sir George Watt

Fodder Grasses. (W. R. Clark.) SPOROBOLUS, R. Br.; Gen. PL, III., 1148. A genus of grasses comprising upwards of eighty species, six at least of Which are found in the plains of Northern India. Three of these (Sporobolus commutatus, Boiss., ...

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Scrabble value of F4O1D2D2E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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