- To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture.
- To apply manure (as fertilizer or soil improver).
NounManure (countable and uncountable; plural Manures)
- Animal excrement, especially that of common domestic farm animals and when used as fertilizer. Generally speaking, from cows, horses, sheep, pigs and chickens.
BM, ammonia, bowel movement, buffalo chips, ca-ca, castor-bean meal, commercial fertilizer, compost, coprolite, coprolith, cow chips, cow flops, cow pats, crap, defecation, dingleberry, dressing, droppings, dung, enrichener, feces, feculence, fertilizer, guano, jakes, movement, muck, night soil, nitrate, nitrogen, ordure, organic fertilizer, phosphate, sewage, sewerage, shit, stool, superphosphate, turd
- (GenAm) IPA: /məˈn(j)ur/, SAMPA: /m@"n(j)ur/
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- Hyphenation: ma‧nure
- Rhymes: -uːr
- to fertilize