Definition of bush feed in English:

bush feed


Australian, NZ
  • [mass noun] Animal feed in the form of the foliage of native wild plants:

    ‘the yield of butter was better than when cows were fed entirely on bush feed’
    • ‘There is silver grass and bush feed at Mount Barker.’
    • ‘The frost burns out all the nutrition from the bush feed.’
    • ‘The natural bush feed in that district was very good.’
    • ‘A larger number of farms depend on extensive areas of rough grazing and perhaps some bush feed to carry them over.’
    • ‘There is very fair bush feed in valley itself.’