[self-feed, self-]
verb (used with object), self-fed, self-feed·ing. Agriculture.
  1. to provide a supply of food to (animals) so as to allow them to eat as much and as often as they want.Compare hand-feed(def 1).

Origin of self-feed

First recorded in 1865–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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