cattery

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noun cat·tery \ˈka-tə-rē\

Definition of cattery

plural

catteries

  1. :  an establishment for the breeding and boarding of cats

First Known Use of cattery

circa 1843


CATTERY Defined for English Language Learners

cattery

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Definition of cattery for English Language Learners

  • : a place where cats are kept while their owners are away


Medical Dictionary

cattery

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noun cat·tery \ˈkat-ə-rē\

Medical Definition of cattery

plural

catteries

  1. :  a place for the breeding, raising, or care of cats

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