Kibble



[kib-uh l] /ˈkɪb əl/

verb (used with object), kibbled, kibbling.
1.
to grind or divide into particles or pellets, as coarse-ground meal or prepared dry dog food.
noun
2.
grains or pellets resulting from a kibbling process.
[kib-uh l] /ˈkɪb əl/
noun, British.
1.
an iron bucket used in mines for hoisting ore.
/ˈkɪbəl/
noun
1.
(Brit) a bucket used in wells or in mining for hoisting
/ˈkɪbəl/
verb
1.
(transitive) to grind into small pieces
noun
2.
(US & Canadian) ground meal formed into pellets and used as pet food
n.

“ground-up meat used as dog food, etc.,” apparently from the verb meaning “to bruise or grind coarsely,” attested from 1790, first in milling, but of unknown origin. The same or an identical word was used in the coal trade in the late 19c. and in mining from the 1670s for “bucket used to haul up ore or waste.”

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