: a box or pen suspended in water to keep aquatic animals alive

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of live-box was in 1834

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“Live-box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live-box. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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