En"si*lage (?), n. [F.; pref. en- (L. in) + silo. See Silo.]


The process of preserving fodder (such as cornstalks, rye, oats, millet, etc.) by compressing it while green and fresh in a pit or vat called a silo, where it is kept covered from the air; as the ensilage of fodder.


The fodder preserved in a silo.


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En"si*lage (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ensilaged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Ensilaging (?).]

To preserve in a silo; as, to ensilage cornstalks.


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