feedlot

or feed lot

[ feed-lot ]
/ ˈfidˌlɒt /

noun

a plot of ground, often near a stockyard, where livestock are gathered to be fattened for market.
a commercial establishment that operates a feedlot.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. feeding,
  2. feeding bottle,
  3. feeding cup,
  4. feeding frenzy,
  5. feeding tube,
  6. feedstock,
  7. feedstuff,
  8. feedthrough,
  9. feedwater,
  10. feel

Origin of feedlot

First recorded in 1885–90; feed + lot

Also called feed·yard [feed-yahrd] /ˈfidˌyɑrd/.

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British Dictionary definitions for feedlot

feedlot

/ (ˈfiːdˌlɒt) /

noun

an area or building where livestock are fattened rapidly for market
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