preslaughter

adjective
pre·​slaugh·​ter | \ ˌprē-ˈslȯ-tər How to pronounce preslaughter (audio) \
variants: or pre-slaughter

Definition of preslaughter

: of, relating to, or occurring in the time before an animal is slaughtered preslaughter inspection of cattle preslaughter testing

First Known Use of preslaughter

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Preslaughter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preslaughter. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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