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feedlot

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

Origin of feedlot

First recorded in 1885–90; feed + lot
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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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