manger

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noun man·ger \ˈmān-jər\

Definition of manger

  1. :  a trough (see 1trough 1a) or open box in a stable designed to hold feed or fodder for livestock

Origin and Etymology of manger

Middle English mangeour, manger, from Anglo-French mangure, from manger to eat, from Latin manducare to chew, devour, from manducus glutton, from mandere to chew — more at mandible


First Known Use: 14th century

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MANGER Defined for English Language Learners

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noun man·ger \ˈmān-jər\

Definition of manger for English Language Learners

  • : an open box in which food for farm animals is placed


MANGER Defined for Kids

manger

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noun man·ger \ˈmān-jər\

Definition of manger for Students

  1. :  an open box in which food for farm animals is placed



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