livestock

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noun live·stock \ˈlīv-ˌstäk\

Definition of livestock

  1. :  animals kept or raised for use or pleasure; especially :  farm animals kept for use and profit

Examples of livestock in a sentence

  1. a market where livestock are bought and sold

  2. a market where livestock is bought and sold

1742

First Known Use of livestock

1742


LIVESTOCK Defined for English Language Learners

livestock

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noun live·stock \ˈlīv-ˌstäk\

Definition of livestock for English Language Learners

  • : farm animals (such as cows, horses, and pigs) that are kept, raised, and used by people


LIVESTOCK Defined for Kids

livestock

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noun live·stock \ˈlīv-ˌstäk\

Definition of livestock for Students

  1. :  animals (as cows, horses, and pigs) kept or raised especially on a farm and for profit



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