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English definition of “bonemeal”

bonemeal

noun [U]     /ˈbəʊn.miːl/ US  /ˈboʊn-/
a substance made from crushed dried bones that is used to improve the earth to make plants grow betterImproving fertility and pest control
(Definition of bonemeal noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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