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feedlot

or feed lot

[feed-lot] /ˈfidˌlɒt/
noun
1.
a plot of ground, often near a stockyard, where livestock are gathered to be fattened for market.
2.
a commercial establishment that operates a feedlot.
Also called feedyard
[feed-yahrd] /ˈfidˌyɑrd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of feedlot
1885-1890
1885-90; feed + lot
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British Dictionary definitions for feedlot

feedlot

/ˈfiːdˌlɒt/
noun
1.
an area or building where livestock are fattened rapidly for market
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