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stockbreeding

[stok-bree-ding]
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noun
  1. the breeding and raising of livestock for marketing or exhibition.
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Origin of stockbreeding

First recorded in 1935–40; stock + breeding
Related formsstock·breed·er, noun
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Historical Examples

  • No stockbreeder in his senses ever thinks of breeding from a youthful, immature sire.

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    William T. Hornaday


British Dictionary definitions for stockbreeder

stockbreeder

noun
  1. a person who breeds or rears livestock as an occupation
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Derived Formsstockbreeding, noun
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