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livetrap

[ lahyv-trap ]
/ ˈlaɪvˌtræp /
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noun
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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Origin of livetrap

First recorded in 1870–75; live2 + trap1
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British Dictionary definitions for livetrap

live trap
/ (laɪv) /

noun
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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