free-range

adjective
\ ˈfrē-ˌrānj \

Definition of free-range 

: allowed to range and forage with relative freedom free-range chickens also : of, relating to, or produced by free-range animals free-range eggs

First Known Use of free-range

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of free-range was in 1912

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free-range

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of free-range

: allowed to move around freely : not kept in cages; also : coming from free-range animals

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