Definitions

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

  • n. A substance made of crushed and coarsely ground bones that is used as a plant fertilizer and in animal feed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Ground bones used as a slow-release fertilizer, especially for bulbs.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Avoid “natural” calcium supplements such as oyster-shell calcium or bone meal that are less regulated and may contain lead.

    The Flex Diet

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