Definition of feedlot in English:

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feedlot

Pronunciation: /ˈfēdlät/

noun

An area or building where livestock are fed and fattened up.
Example sentences
  • Several companies sell parasitic wasps for controlling flies in and around livestock buildings and feedlots.
  • Farmers with large livestock feedlots need to recycle voluminous quantities of manure by applying it to their fields as fertilizer.
  • Run-off from barnyards, cropland, feedlots, septic tanks, and intensively managed turf areas such as golf courses can introduce large quantities of organic matter and nutrients into a pond.

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Syllabification: feed·lot

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