noun \ˈmān-jər\

: an open box in which food for farm animals is placed

Full Definition of MANGER

:  a trough or open box in a stable designed to hold feed or fodder for livestock

Origin of MANGER

Middle English mangeour, manger, from Anglo-French mangure, from manger to eat, from Latin manducare to chew, devour, from manducus glutton, from mandere to chew — more at mandible
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

Rhymes with MANGER


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