- vt. 施粪肥于
- n. 粪
- n. (Dung)人名；(柬)栋
1. 谐音“裆” --- 裤裆 --- 从裤裆下面拉出来的东西。=》 粪 。
2. dung => dingy.
3. dung beetle，屎壳郎，蜣螂的意思。通常写作dungbeetle。虽然是动物，却是自然界中的分解者。
- dung: see dingy
- dung (n.)
- Old English dung "manure, fertilizer," common Germanic (cognates: Old Frisian and Old Saxon dung "manure;" Old High German tunga "manuring," tung "underground room covered with manure;" German Dung; Old Norse dyngja "heap of manure, women's apartment; Swedish dynga "dung, muck;" Danish dynge "heap, mass, pile"), perhaps from a PIE *dhengh- "covering" (cognates: Lithuanian dengti "to cover," Old Irish dingim "I press").
The word recalls the ancient Germanic custom (reported by Tacitus) of covering underground shelters with manure to keep in warmth in winter. The meaning "animal excrement," whether used as fertilizer or not, is from late 13c.
The whole body of journeymen tailors is divided into two classes, denominated Flints and Dungs: the former work by the day and receive all equal wages; the latter work generally by the piece .
Dung beetle attested by 1630s. In colloquial American English, tumble-bug. An Old English word for it was tordwifel "turd weevil."
- 1. The barn was filled with the sour-sweet smell of fresh dung.
- 2. You can see the fresh buffalo dung on the country road.
- 3. Beetles bury pellets of dung and lay their eggs within them.
- 4. Dung is used as manure.
- 5. It's too bad to see a fresh flower on a heap of cow - dung. He'll be the ruin of her!
- 鲜花插在牛粪上, 真 把她糟踏 啦 !
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