or feed lot

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

Origin of feedlot

First recorded in 1885–90; feed + lot
Also called feed·yard [feed-yahrd] /ˈfidˌyɑrd/.
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Related Words for feedlot

pen, corral, feedlot, barnlot

British Dictionary definitions for feedlot


  1. an area or building where livestock are fattened rapidly for market
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