brooder

[ broo-der ]
/ ˈbru dər /

noun

a device or structure for the rearing of young chickens or other birds.
a person or animal that broods.

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Origin of brooder

First recorded in 1590–1600; brood + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for brooder

brooder
/ (ˈbruːdə) /

noun

an enclosure or other structure, usually heated, used for rearing young chickens or other fowl
a person or thing that broods
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