transitive verb

: to keep (cattle) outdoors in winter
the cost of feeding outwintered cattleT. H. Jackson

intransitive verb

: to stay outdoors in winter
the Jersey can outwinter provided the climate is not very dampF. D. Smith & Barbara Wilcox

Word History


out entry 1 + winter

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“Outwinter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outwinter. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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