rab·​bit·​ry ˈra-bə-trē How to pronounce rabbitry (audio)
plural rabbitries
: a place where domestic rabbits are kept
also : a rabbit-raising enterprise

Examples of rabbitry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once the nonprofit assumes control, the organization will oversee the creation of a farming training program for people of color and socially marginalized groups, with hopes of harnessing the environmental benefits of rabbitry and vermiculture composting. Brennon Dixsonstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 20 Feb. 2023 Sanitize all equipment and cages moved on or off premises before they are returned to the rabbitry. Hartford Courant, 13 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rabbitry was in 1838

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“Rabbitry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rabbitry. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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