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livestock Line breaks: live|stock
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪvstɒk/

Definition of livestock in English:


[mass noun]
Farm animals regarded as an asset: markets for the trading of livestock
More example sentences
  • Tissue samples from it and blood samples from other livestock on the farm are now being tested for the disease.
  • As well as farm livestock, there will be showing classes for horses, goats and donkeys.
  • Two of them were game farms and the rest were used to farm crops and livestock.

Words that rhyme with livestock

tick-tock • laughing stock

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