cannon fodder, fodder, fresh fish(noun)
soldiers who are regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire
coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
give fodder (to domesticated animals)
Food for animals.
A weight by which lead and some other metals were formerly sold, in England, varying from 19 1/2 to 24 cwt (993 to 1222 kg).; a fodder.
To feed animals (with fodder).
Origin: fōdor, from fōdran (compare voer 'pasture, fodder', Futter 'feed', foder), from *fōda 'food', from pat- 'to feed'. More at food.
a weight by which lead and some other metals were formerly sold, in England, varying from 19/ to 24 cwt.; a fother
that which is fed out to cattle horses, and sheep, as hay, cornstalks, vegetables, etc
to feed, as cattle, with dry food or cut grass, etc.;to furnish with hay, straw, oats, etc
Origin: [See 1st Fother.]
Fodder or animal feed is any agricultural foodstuff used specifically to feed domesticated livestock, such as cattle, goats, sheep, horses, chickens and pigs. Most animal feed is from plants, but some is of animal origin. "Fodder" refers particularly to food given to the animals, rather than that which they forage for themselves. It includes hay, straw, silage, compressed and pelleted feeds, oils and mixed rations, and sprouted grains and legumes. The worldwide animal feed industry consumed 635 million tons of feed in 2006, with an annual growth rate of about 2%. The use of agricultural land to grow feed rather than human food can be controversial; some types of feed, such as corn, can also serve as human food; those that cannot, such as grassland grass, may be grown on land that can be used for crops consumed by humans. Some agricultural byproducts fed to animals may be considered unsavory by human consumers.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fod′ėr, n. food for cattle, as hay and straw.—v.t. to supply with fodder.—ns. Fodd′erer; Fodd′ering. [A.S. fódor; Ger. futter.]
The numerical value of fodder in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of fodder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- farratgeCatalan, Valencian
- porthiant, ebranWelsh
- forraje, piensoSpanish
- takarmány, abrakHungarian
- կեր, դարմանArmenian
- makanan ternakIndonesian
- foraggio, biadaItalian
- 餌, 飼料Japanese
- ಪ್ರಾಣಿಗಳ ಆಹಾರKannada
- 꼴, 사료, 먹이Korean
- cibus, pābulumLatin
- помија, крма, сточна хранаMacedonian
- veevoeder, veevoer, kanonnenvoerDutch
- karma, pasza, obrokPolish
- strânsură, nutreț, furajRomanian
- фураж, кормRussian
- помиjа, сплачина, крма, крмивоSerbo-Croatian
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