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fish meal

or fishmeal

noun
1.
dried fish ground for use as fertilizer, animal feed, or an ingredient in other foods.
Origin of fish meal
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • I have ordered a fish meal for myself, some salt-fish, some mushrooms and cabbage.

    A Family of Noblemen Mikhal Saltykov
  • These we fried in some of its blubber, and so had our only “fresh” fish meal during the whole of our drift on the ice.

    South! Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • When this fish meal was past the last observance of the fourth day of the Cha′-ka ceremonial was ended.

    The Bontoc Igorot Albert Ernest Jenks

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