CAFO

abbreviation or noun
CA·​FO | \ ˈkā-(ˌ)fō How to pronounce CAFO (audio) \
plural CAFOs

Definition of CAFO

: a concentrated animal feeding operation CAFOs are agricultural facilities that house and feed a large number of animals in a confined area for 45 days or more during any 12-month period.— Cynthia Sewell

First Known Use of CAFO

1995, in the meaning defined above

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“CAFO.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/CAFO. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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