CAFO

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abbreviation or noun CA·FO \ ˈkā-(ˌ)fō \

Definition of CAFO

plural CAFOs
: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


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