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stover

[stoh-ver] /ˈstoʊ vər/
noun
1.
coarse roughage used as feed for livestock.
2.
stalks and leaves, not including grain, of such forages as corn and sorghum.
3.
British Dialect. fodder minus the grain portion of the plant.
Origin of stover
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; aphetic variant of estover; see estovers
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British Dictionary definitions for stover

stover

/ˈstəʊvə/
noun
1.
(mainly Brit) fodder
2.
(US) cornstalks used as fodder
Word Origin
C14: shortened from estovers
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