packinghouse

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noun pack·ing·house \ˈpa-kiŋ-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of packinghouse

  1. :  an establishment for slaughtering livestock and processing and packing meat, meat products, and by-products; also :  one for processing and packing other foodstuffs —called also packing plant

1796

First Known Use of packinghouse

1796

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