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winterfeed

verb

Definition of winterfeed

transitive verb
1 : to provide (as cattle) with feed to supplement or replace pasturage during the winter
2 : to feed out (as grain) to livestock during the winter
intransitive verb
: to winterfeed grain or livestock
  • had to winterfeed because of the heavy storms

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Origin and Etymology of winterfeed

1winter + feed, verb


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winterfeed

noun \ " \

Definition of winterfeed

: livestock feed for winter use
  • winterfeed for 50 head

Origin and Etymology of winterfeed

1winter + feed, noun


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