fish meal
noun Date: 1854 ground dried fish and fish waste used as fertilizer and animal food

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  • Fish meal — Fish meal, or fishmeal, is a commercial product made from both whole fish and the bones and offal from processed fish. It is a brown powder or cake obtained by rendering pressing the whole fish or fish trimmings to remove the fish oil.The major… …   Wikipedia

  • Fish meal — Fish Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish meal — fish′ meal or fish′meal n. agr. coo dried fish ground for use as fertilizer, animal feed, or an ingredient in other foods • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • fish meal — n [U] dried fish crushed into a powder and put on the land to help plants grow …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fish meal — n. ground, dried fish, used as fertilizer or fodder …   English World dictionary

  • fish meal — dried fish ground for use as fertilizer, animal feed, or an ingredient in other foods. Also, fishmeal. [1850 55] * * *       coarsely ground powder made from the cooked flesh of fish. Though formerly important as a fertilizer, fish meal is now… …   Universalium

  • fish meal — noun ground dried fish used as fertilizer and as feed for domestic livestock • Hypernyms: ↑organic, ↑organic fertilizer, ↑organic fertiliser, ↑feed, ↑provender * * * noun : ground dried fish and fish waste used as fertilizer and in animal feeds * …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish meal — žuvų miltai statusas Aprobuotas sritis pašarai apibrėžtis Gaminys, gaunamas išdžiovinus ir sumalus įvairių rūšių žuvis ar jų dalis, nuo kurių iš dalies atskirti riebalai. atitikmenys: angl. fish meal vok. Fischmehl rus. рыбная мука pranc. farine… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • fish meal — dried fish or fish waste used as fertilizer, animal food or ground fine for use in soups. May be defatted, and is powdered or granular in form …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-meal — dried fish or fish waste used as fertilizer, animal food or ground fine for use in soups. May be defatted, and is powdered or granular in form …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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