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livetrap

[lahyv-trap]
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noun
  1. a trap for capturing a wild animal alive and without injury.
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verb (used with object), live·trapped, live·trap·ping.
  1. to capture (a wild animal) in a livetrap.
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Origin of livetrap

First recorded in 1870–75; live2 + trap1
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