meatpacking

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noun meat·pack·ing \ ˈmēt-ˌpa-kiŋ \

Definition of meatpacking

:the wholesale meat industry

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First Known Use of meatpacking

1857


MEATPACKING Defined for English Language Learners

meatpacking

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Definition of meatpacking for English Language Learners

  • : the business of killing animals for meat and getting the meat ready to be sold


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