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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feed-lot]
    • /ˈfidˌlɒt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feed-lot]
    • /ˈfidˌlɒt/

Definitions of feedlot word

  • noun feedlot a plot of ground, often near a stockyard, where livestock are gathered to be fattened for market. 1
  • noun feedlot a commercial establishment that operates a feedlot. 1
  • noun feedlot An area or building where livestock are fed and fattened up. 1
  • noun feedlot an area or building where livestock are fattened rapidly for market 0
  • noun feedlot an enclosed area where livestock, esp. cattle or hogs, are fed and fattened before being slaughtered for food 0
  • noun feedlot (US) Land on which cattle are fattened for market. 0

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Origin of feedlot

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90; feed + lot

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Parts of speech for Feedlot


feedlot popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for feedlot

noun feedlot

  • pen — a female swan.
  • corral — In North America, a corral is a space surrounded by a fence where cattle or horses are kept.
  • barnlot — barnyard.
  • farmyard — a yard or enclosure surrounded by or connected with farm buildings.

Top questions with feedlot

  • what is a feedlot?
  • what is a feedlot horse?
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