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livetrap

[lahyv-trap] /ˈlaɪvˌtræp/
noun
1.
a trap for capturing a wild animal alive and without injury.
verb (used with object), livetrapped, livetrapping.
2.
to capture (a wild animal) in a livetrap.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; live2 + trap1
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British Dictionary definitions for live trap

live trap

/laɪv/
noun
1.
a box constructed to trap an animal without injuring it
verb -traps, -trapping, -trapped
2.
(transitive) to catch (an animal) in such a box
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