feedbox

[ feed-boks ]
/ ˈfidˌbɒks /

noun

a box for animal feed.
a casing for the feeding mechanism of a machine.

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Origin of feedbox

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; feed + box1
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Example sentences from the Web for feedbox

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