[ fahrm-hous ]
/ ˈfɑrmˌhaʊs /

noun, plural farm·hous·es [fahrm-hou-ziz] /ˈfɑrmˌhaʊ zɪz/.

a house on a farm, especially the one used by the farmer and farmer's family.


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Origin of farmhouse

First recorded in 1590–1600; farm + house Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for farmhouse

/ (ˈfɑːmˌhaʊs) /


a house attached to a farm, esp the dwelling from which the farm is managed
Also called: farmhouse loaf British a large white loaf, baked in a tin, with slightly curved sides and top
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