[ lahyv-trap ]
/ ˈlaɪvˌtræp /
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a trap for capturing a wild animal alive and without injury.
verb (used with object), live·trapped, live·trap·ping.
to capture (a wild animal) in a livetrap.
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How to use livetrap in a sentence
For the love of God, Mr. Nestor, will you give me that live-trap on credit!Seven Short Plays|Lady Gregory
On June 17, 1952, an adult male was found in a live-trap set at one of the brush pile houses in the woodland area.Ecological Observations on the Woodrat, Neotoma floridana|Henry S. Fitch
A live trap well baited and placed in some old granary should furnish plenty for class use.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
On January 15, 1950, an owl attacked an opossum caught in a live-trap.
One female was taken in a live trap set for rats in the cocoa.Birds from North Borneo|Max C. Thompson
British Dictionary definitions for livetrap
/ (laɪv) /
a box constructed to trap an animal without injuring it
verb livetrap -traps, -trapping or -trapped
(tr) to catch (an animal) in such a box
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