factory farm

noun

Definition of factory farm

: a large industrialized farm especially : a farm on which large numbers of livestock are raised indoors in conditions intended to maximize production at minimal cost

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factory farming noun

Examples of factory farm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Making pork entirely cruelty-free would render the factory farm production model economically unviable. Aaron Regunberg, The New Republic, 13 Aug. 2021 Making pork entirely cruelty-free would render the factory farm production model economically unviable. Aaron Regunberg, The New Republic, 13 Aug. 2021 Making pork entirely cruelty-free would render the factory farm production model economically unviable. Aaron Regunberg, The New Republic, 13 Aug. 2021 Making pork entirely cruelty-free would render the factory farm production model economically unviable. Aaron Regunberg, The New Republic, 13 Aug. 2021 Making pork entirely cruelty-free would render the factory farm production model economically unviable. Aaron Regunberg, The New Republic, 13 Aug. 2021 Making pork entirely cruelty-free would render the factory farm production model economically unviable. Aaron Regunberg, The New Republic, 13 Aug. 2021 Making pork entirely cruelty-free would render the factory farm production model economically unviable. Aaron Regunberg, The New Republic, 13 Aug. 2021 Making pork entirely cruelty-free would render the factory farm production model economically unviable. Aaron Regunberg, The New Republic, 13 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of factory farm

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of factory farm was in 1851

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19 Nov 2021

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“Factory farm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/factory%20farm. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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