farmyard

[ fahrm-yahrd ]
/ ˈfɑrmˌyɑrd /

noun

a yard or enclosure surrounded by or connected with farm buildings.

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Origin of farmyard

First recorded in 1740–50; farm + yard2
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British Dictionary definitions for farmyard

farmyard
/ (ˈfɑːmˌjɑːd) /

noun

  1. an area surrounded by or adjacent to farm buildings
  2. (as modifier)farmyard animals
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