brooder

[ broo-der ]
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noun
  1. a device or structure for the rearing of young chickens or other birds.

  2. a person or animal that broods.

Origin of brooder

1
First recorded in 1590–1600; brood + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for brooder

brooder

/ (ˈbruːdə) /


noun
  1. an enclosure or other structure, usually heated, used for rearing young chickens or other fowl

  2. a person or thing that broods

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