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FODDER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fodder mean? 

FODDER (noun)
  The noun FODDER has 1 sense:

1. coarse food (especially for cattle and horses) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop

  Familiarity information: FODDER used as a noun is very rare.


FODDER (verb)
  The verb FODDER has 1 sense:

1. give fodder (to domesticated animals)

  Familiarity information: FODDER used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FODDER (noun)


Sense 1fodder [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Coarse food (especially for cattle and horses) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("fodder" is a kind of...):

feed; provender (food for domestic livestock)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fodder"):

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)


FODDER (verb)


Sense 1fodder [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give fodder (to domesticated animals)

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Hypernyms (to "fodder" is one way to...):

feed; give (give food to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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