Definition of bush hay in English:

bush hay


mass nounAustralian
  • Hay derived from native grasses.

    ‘we took the precaution to obtain a fresh supply of bush hay to carry along with us’
    • ‘Farmers usually combine these with cheaper roughages, such as sorghum stalks or bush hay.’
    • ‘The report studied the effects of watering practices on the donkey's ability to consume bush hay.’
    • ‘They occasionally pitched a fork-full of bush hay between them.’
    • ‘I know that bush hay was collected on Mount Murchison station a few years ago.’
    • ‘We watched the harvest of bush hay.’