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livestock

noun

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farm animals (such as cows, horses, and pigs) that are kept, raised, and used by people
  • a market where livestock are bought and sold

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The first known use of livestock was circa 1687

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“Livestock.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/livestock. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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