stockbreeding

[ stok-bree-ding ]
/ ˈstɒkˌbri dɪŋ /

noun

the breeding and raising of livestock for marketing or exhibition.

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Origin of stockbreeding

First recorded in 1935–40; stock + breeding

OTHER WORDS FROM stockbreeding

stock·breed·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for stockbreeder

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

    Our Vanishing Wild Life|William T. Hornaday

British Dictionary definitions for stockbreeder

stockbreeder
/ (ˈstɒkˌbriːdə) /

noun

a person who breeds or rears livestock as an occupation

Derived forms of stockbreeder

stockbreeding, noun
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