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 process of storing and fermenting green fodder in a silo.
- Fodder preserved in a silo; silage.
- To ensile.